Nepal Holds First Local Elections in Twenty Years

Local ElectionsPhoto credit — Associated Press

While we celebrated Mother’s Day in the U.S., Nepalis headed to the polls.  An estimated 71 percent of eligible voters selected local officials, a privilege denied them for the last twenty years.  After ousting their monarchy, the country is poised to show the rest of the world how democracy works.  Read more at ABC News:  http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/nepalese-vote-1st-local-elections-20-years-47398444

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