Afghanistan: Presidential and Parliamentary Elections

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Presidential elections were held on October 9, 2004, with heavy turnout and minimal violence. Karzai won with about 55% of the vote. In a climate of escalating insurgent violence in Afghanistan, parliamentary and provincial elections are to be held on September 18, 2005; district elections are put off until 2006. See CRS Report RL30588, Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy.

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Katzman, Kenneth July 7, 2005.

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Presidential elections were held on October 9, 2004, with heavy turnout and minimal violence. Karzai won with about 55% of the vote. In a climate of escalating insurgent violence in Afghanistan, parliamentary and provincial elections are to be held on September 18, 2005; district elections are put off until 2006. See CRS Report
RL30588, Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy.

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Katzman, Kenneth. Afghanistan: Presidential and Parliamentary Elections, report, July 7, 2005; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs6724/: accessed July 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.