20 August 2009 - 5:21 pm: Political party agents and candidates in Bamyan carried out an active observation process today.
20 August 2009 - 4:04 pm: Early morning, voters were queuing up in front of polling centres, waiting to be allowed in to cast their votes.
In most centres, the polling staff voted first, before opening the polling stations and allowing the voters in.
20 August 2009 - 08:45 am: People in Mazar started to reach the polling stations from 06:45 am. After 30 minutes of delay due to the late positioning of the local observers the first voters started to use their democratic right by 07:30 am.