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Margaret Downey, a 2nd generation white Kenyan, casts her ballot in... News PhotoAmbush,Constituency,Dawn,Election,General Election,Horizontal,Kenya,Nairobi,Police Force,Politics,Polling Place,Time,Voting,Voting BallotPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMargaret Downey, a 2nd generation white Kenyan, casts her ballot in the Langata constituency of Nairobi, Kenya's capital, on March 4, 2013 during the Kenyan elections. 'I've never voted before because I never knew who to vote for,' she says, 'but I think it's very important this time.' Long lines of Kenyans queued from far before dawn to vote Monday in the first election since the violence-racked polls five years ago, with a deadly police ambush hours before polling started marring the key ballot. The tense elections are seen as a crucial test for Kenya, with leaders vowing to avoid a repeat of the bloody 2007-8 post-poll violence in which over 1,100 people were killed, with observers repeatedly warning of the risk of renewed conflict. AFP PHOTO / PHIL MOORE (Photo credit should read PHIL MOORE/AFP/Getty Images)