People queue as a banner depicting revolutionary leader Ernesto Che Guevara is seen at a polling station in Santa Clara, Cuba.
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Cubans went to the polls Sunday in a one-party vote, the last step before a new president is selected next month, as the Communist-ruled island prepares to be led for the first time since 1959 by someone whose last name is not Castro.This year, though, the new national assembly will select a president to replace 86-year-old Raul Castro on April 19 .Castro, who succeeded his brother as president in 2008, is expected to remain at the helm of the powerful Communist Party while First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, 57, is expected to become president.Castro has said he will step down as president at the end of his second five-year term in April, but will continue as a National Assembly deputy.
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