IFES' 2013 Photography Contest Winners and Finalists
IFES hosts an annual Photo Contest to showcase photos of elections and democracy from around the world. This gallery features a small sampling of the winners and finalists from this year's contest.
The 2013 contest featured four categories to reflect IFES' four themes: Election Management, Electoral Integrity and Transparency, Citizen Participation, and Inclusion and Empowerment.
A distinguished panel of judges looked at numerous pictures to select the winners. The judges were: Susan Biddle, former Washington Post and White House photographer; Laura Pohl, a documentary filmmaker and photographer; and Dmitry Shevkun, avid photographer as well as IFES Chief of Party in Kyrgyzstan.
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