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Last Updated: Monday, 5 April, 2004, 11:27 GMT 12:27 UK
In pictures: Indonesia votes
Voter uses a nail to punch his ballot
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Elections for Indonesia's National Assembly on Monday saw 24 parties competing, each with its own colours and symbols
Indonesian President Megawati showing ink-stained finger
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President Megawati's re-election hopes in July's presidential race could depend on her PDI-P party's showing this time
Voter and election official, Jakarta
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Heavy rain around Jakarta failed to deter voters, as turn-out looked set to be high
Former president Suharto and his daughter, Siti Hardiyanti Rukmana
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Disgraced former President Suharto - who family members say is too ill to face trial - voted with one of his daughters
Parliamentary speaker Akbar Tandjung
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The man who now leads Suharto's Golkar party - Akbar Tandjung - may have been wondering about his own presidential ambitions
Voter cast ballot in hospital
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Despite fears about the scale of the election, initial reports suggested it was well-organised
A group of Indonesia women wait for their turns to vote at Indonesia's Singapore  embassy
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Citizens overseas - these women live in Singapore - were also keen to vote.





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