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Percentage of Egyptians who say that improving economic conditions is “very important”: 82

Percentage of Egyptians who say that improving economic conditions is “very important”: 82

Who say that honest elections are: 55

Who say that honest elections are: 55

Number of publicly traded companies at which directors lost shareholder elections in the past three years

Number of publicly traded companies at which directors lost shareholder elections in the past three years

Number of those directors who subsequently stepped down

Number of those directors who subsequently stepped down

Number of general elections Walter Mondale has won when not running as an incumbent: 1

Number of general elections Walter Mondale has won when not running as an incumbent: 1

Number of votes Donald Duck received in the 1985 Swedish parliamentary elections: 291

Number of votes Donald Duck received in the 1985 Swedish parliamentary elections: 291

Percentage of 18- to 24-year-old whites who voted in congressional elections in 1986: 22

Percentage of 18- to 24-year-old whites who voted in congressional elections in 1986: 22

Percentage of 18- to 24-year-old blacks who voted: 25

Percentage of 18- to 24-year-old blacks who voted: 25

Number of candidates in the Philippines’ January regional elections who were murdered during the campaign: 39

Number of candidates in the Philippines’ January regional elections who were murdered during the campaign: 39

Number of the last 10 presidential elections that were won by the taller candidate: 8

Number of the last 10 presidential elections that were won by the taller candidate: 8

Percentage of eligible Polish voters who did not vote in the local elections in May: 58

Percentage of eligible Polish voters who did not vote in the local elections in May: 58

Rank of the South, among regions with the lowest voter turnout in presidential elections: 1

Rank of the South, among regions with the lowest voter turnout in presidential elections: 1

Rank of the United States, among the 12 largest democracies, in voter turnout for presidential elections: 11

Rank of the United States, among the 12 largest democracies, in voter turnout for presidential elections: 11

Number of independent candidates not included on the ballot during Haiti’s elections in June: 112

Number of independent candidates not included on the ballot during Haiti’s elections in June: 112

Number of the last 9 presidential elections in which Montana voted Republican: 8

Number of the last 9 presidential elections in which Montana voted Republican: 8

Percentage of seats in Pakistan’s parliamentary elections this month that will be reserved for women: 19

Percentage of seats in Pakistan’s parliamentary elections this month that will be reserved for women: 19

Percentage margin by which a Milosevic-supported candidate won Serbia’s presidential election last November: 12

Percentage margin by which a Milosevic-supported candidate won Serbia’s presidential election last November: 12

Percentage by which that election’s turnout fell short of the threshold Serbia requires for lawful elections: 11

Percentage by which that election’s turnout fell short of the threshold Serbia requires for lawful elections: 11

Number of Haiti’s elections since 1994 called “bogus electoral exercises” by the State Department’s Roger Noriega: 3

Number of Haiti’s elections since 1994 called “bogus electoral exercises” by the State Department’s Roger Noriega: 3

Last year in which one of these elections took place under President Jean-Bertrand Aristide: 1995

Last year in which one of these elections took place under President Jean-Bertrand Aristide: 1995

Percentage of Western Hemisphere countries besides Cuba whose leaders Noriega believes have been “freely elected”: 100

Percentage of Western Hemisphere countries besides Cuba whose leaders Noriega believes have been “freely elected”: 100

Number of political parties registered for Iraq’s national elections scheduled for January: 72

Number of political parties registered for Iraq’s national elections scheduled for January: 72

Number of non-citizens charged with vote fraud in U.S. elections since 2002: 21

Number of non-citizens charged with vote fraud in U.S. elections since 2002: 21

Number of the last four general elections in which the nominee who served in an overseas war lost to the one who didn’t: 4

Number of the last four general elections in which the nominee who served in an overseas war lost to the one who didn’t: 4

Number of these elections in which the loser was a decorated war hero: 3

Number of these elections in which the loser was a decorated war hero: 3

Number of the forty-three national elections held worldwide since December 2007 whose results were contested: 7

Number of the forty-three national elections held worldwide since December 2007 whose results were contested: 7

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