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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

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

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