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In pictures: Indonesia votes
Woman votes at a polling station in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday 20 September
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Indonesians went to the polls on Monday for the final round of their presidential election.
A woman from Denpasar has her finger inked after she voted in the second round of presidential elections in Bali, Sept 20, 2004
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It was the Indonesian people's first chance to directly elect their leader.
Former Indonesian President Suharto casts his vote, Sept. 20, 2004, in Jakarta
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Former dictator Suharto, whose fall from power in 1998 triggered Indonesia's moves to full democracy, was among 150 million registered voters.
Indonesians wait in line to cast their ballots Monday, Sept. 20, 2004 at a polling station near the Java Sea in Jakarta
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The elections were a massive logistical exercise, with 500,000 polling stations spread across three time zones.
Asyiah, right, helps her husband Asmat to vote in a Jakarta hospital
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There was a determination to prove that every person could vote, and every vote counted.
Megawati Sukarnoputri  meets voters outside a polling station in Jakarta
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Current President Megawati Sukarnoputri put on a brave face despite predictions she would lose.
Presidential candidate Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono prays before voting in Cibubur, West Java
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The favourite to win is her former security minister, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (left).
A security officer stands guard as voters wait for their turn in presidential elections at a polling station in Cibubur, south of Jakarta, Sept 20, 2004.
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Despite security fears in the wake of a recent bomb in Jakarta, the vote was peaceful and orderly.


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