COTE D’IVOIRE: Election Boycott Now Official

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On 15 October, the first official day of the campaign, the main opposition candidates Henri Konan Bedie and Pascal Affi N’Guessan jointly announced their boycott of the 31 October presidential election and exhorted their supporters to ignore the vote. This anticlimactic development leaves the field open for President Alassane Ouattara, whose last remaining opponent Kouadio Konan Bertin polled merely 3.9% in the 2015 election. However, while the risk of large-scale violence erupting around election day seems limited, Ouattara will carry over the political polarization into his likely next ter
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