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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 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 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

Minimum number of African Americans running as Republicans in this year’s congressional elections: 32

Minimum number of African Americans running as Republicans in this year’s congressional elections: 32

Last year in which an African-American Republican was elected to the House: 2001

Last year in which an African-American Republican was elected to the House: 2001

Percentage change in spending by independent political groups between the 2006 and 2010 midterm elections: +310

Percentage change in spending by independent political groups between the 2006 and 2010 midterm elections: +310

Portion of these funds in 2010 that came from organizations not legally required to disclose their donors: 1/2

Portion of these funds in 2010 that came from organizations not legally required to disclose their donors: 1/2

Percentage of such groups that supported conservative candidates: 80

Percentage of such groups that supported conservative candidates: 80

Estimated percentage of votes cast in Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections in September that were fraudulent: 23

Estimated percentage of votes cast in Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections in September that were fraudulent: 23

Number of the four top-spending congressional candidates in the 2010 elections who lost: 3

Number of the four top-spending congressional candidates in the 2010 elections who lost: 3

Percentage of the vote received by the Pirate Party in Berlin’s September municipal elections: 8.9

Percentage of the vote received by the Pirate Party in Berlin’s September municipal elections: 8.9

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

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