Mongolia elections
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Mongolia elections

Mongolia elections

A worker makes repairs to a city fountain beside a campaign poster. Mongolia is gearing up for its eighth nationwide election since transitioning to democracy in 1990. 

 (Terrence Edwards / For The Times)
Mongolia elections

With only 18 days of campaigning allowed by Mongolian law, candidates set up posters overnight. Secretary of State John F. Kerry recently called Mongolia an “oasis of democracy.” 

 (Terrence Edwards / For The Times)
Mongolia elections

After a quarter century of democracy, many in Mongolia have grown fatigued by a system they believe favors the oligarchy that took control of industry and resources after the transition from socialism.  

 (Terrence Edwards / For The Times)
Mongolia elections

A graffiti-covered traditional wagon is displayed in front of the Fine Arts Zanabazar museum in Ulan Bator, Mongolia’s capital.

 (Terrence Edwards / For The Times)
Mongolia elections

In Ulan Bator, people demonstrate against the Democratic Party at Chinggis Square, where Mongolians gathered in 1990 to demand their independence.

 (Terrence Edwards / For The Times)
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