- The Washington Times - Tuesday, December 20, 2005

In last week’s Iraqi elections, voters in Ramadi turned out in droves. Turnout in the notorious insurgent terrorist stronghold and capital of the Sunni-dominated Anbar province was estimated at 75 to 85 percent, according to election officials. Terrorist violence ground to a halt as leaders sympathetic to or affiliated with the insurgency urged voters to participate and enforced a temporary ceasefire during the vote. Last week’s vote was orders of magnitude more successful in Ramadi than the previous two elections, in which it was sparse.

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