Tunisian gather in Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia, Thursday, Dec.17, 2015 to mark the fifth anniversary of the Tunisian unrest. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
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Demonstrators in the Tunisian city of Sidi Bouzid Sunday marked seven years since a street vendor set himself on fire in a move that touched off the Arab Spring uprisings.The polls have been seen as the final stage in Tunisia's transition to democracy following its 2011 uprising which sparked the Arab spring revolutions.Following the uprising, municipalities were dissolved and replaced by "special delegations" – provisional bodies to manage urban centers.At the election, almost 5 million Tunisians are eligible to vote to elect the leaders of 350 municipalities.
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