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Judging Nigeria's Election Season

Authors: John Campbell, Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, and Asch Harwood, Research Associate, Africa Studies
April 15, 2011
Foreign Affairs

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Nigeria's elections this month are the most unpredictable since the restoration of civilian government in 1999. Will a fair and free ballot restore legitimacy to the embattled government, or will a fraudulent vote push the country further toward chaos?

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