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Senegal’s Legislative Election Tests Ruling Party Influence

A woman casts her vote in Dakar on July 31.

A woman casts her vote in Dakar on July 31.

Photographer: John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images

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Dakar, Senegal (AP) -- Voters in Senegal turned out Sunday for a legislative election, a vital test for opposition parties who are trying to minimize the ruling party’s influence before the 2024 presidential election amid worries that President Macky Sall may seek a third term.