Best Case Scenarios: Afghanistan Election Edition

by Patrick Appel

Shuja Nawaz was very optimistic about the election yesterday:

A successful Afghan election in which more than fifty percent of registered voters cast their votes may well have a positive 'Demonstration Effect' in the neighborhood. Pakistan and Tajikistan pay heed. Let the people decide. Don't decide for them.

Katherine Tiedemann rounds-up reports on voter turnout, which anecdotal evidence suggests may have been lower than 2004. Tiedemann is also live-blogging.