Nigeria Extends Voting in Some Areas After Technical Glitches, Delays

March 29, 2015 1:35 PM

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Polling stations reopened in some parts of Nigeria Sunday, after technical problems with a new voter identification system caused delays and kept some Nigerians from casting ballots in the country’s tightest election in 16 years.

Vote tallying was underway in places that did succeed in processing ballots on Saturday, but scores, possibly hundreds, of polling stations were open for a second day to accommodate huge demand from voters.

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