Jovial atmosphere as citizens make their mark

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07/05/2014. Inmates at Kgosi Mampuru ll Correctional Centre in Pretoria hold their ID books as they wait inline to cast their votes.
Picture: Masi Losi/ 0835885301Cape Town. 140407. Sheila Greyvenstein, 81 joins in the DA dance. NG Kerk voting station in Kuilsriver hosted a jovial crowd today as Marius Fransman came to make his mark. Pic COURTNEY AFRICA 076 245 2628EFF Leader Julius Malema at Mponegele primary school voting station in Shishego Limpopo casting his vote.767
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Deputy president of the ANC Cyril Ramaphosa casts his vote at Hitekani Primary school in Chiawelo, Soweto
070514. Picture: Bongiwe Mchunu(0794691382)President Jacob Zuma casting his vote at  Ntolwane Primary School in Nkandla during the 5th Democratic Elections,  KwaZulu Natal. South Africa. 07/05/2014. Siyabulela DudaANC stalwart Ahmed Kathrada casts his vote at the Gauteng Department of Education campus in Parktown Johannesburg this morning assisting him was Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile.  Picture: Steve Lawrence 0833050026Cape Town 07-05 -14 -People cast their vote in a shack  in Mew Way ,Harare  Khayelitsha     Picture Brenton Geach  cell 0721971266

They came from every suburb and neighbourhood - each with a cross to bear. Voters yesterday stood in queues, some for long hours and others for minutes. By 9am, two hours after stations had been due to open, the IEC reported that 95 percent of stations were open. There were however, some cases where voting was off to a slow start. But a jovial atmosphere made up for what, in some cases, proved to be a lengthy wait.

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