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A Kenya Administration police officer holding a stick monitors access to a polling station at Kariokor Community Centre in Nairobi on Aug. 8, 2017 during general elections. Kenyans were voting in elections headlined by a knife-edge battle between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga that has sent tensions soaring in East Africa's richest economy. (Luis Tato/AFP/Getty Images)
A Kenya Administration police officer holding a stick monitors access to a polling station at Kariokor Community Centre in Nairobi on Aug. 8, 2017 during general elections. Kenyans were voting in elections headlined by a knife-edge battle between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga that has sent tensions soaring in East Africa's richest economy. (Luis Tato/AFP/Getty Images)
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Millions of Kenyans lined up to vote Tuesday. Questions about the legitimacy of the 2007 election sparked violence, and there are similar worries this time around.

Here & Now's Robin Young gets the latest from Eyder Peralta (@eyderp), NPR's East Africa correspondent.

This segment aired on August 8, 2017.

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