Deadly Elections – level 2

06-05-2019 07:00

Both presidential and legislative elections took place in Indonesia on the same day, April 17th. Ten days later after the elections, officials reported that over 270 election staff died.

CNN reports that around six million election staff worked at the elections. More than 1,800 of them got sick after helping with the elections.

People say that so many people died and got sick because they were extremely tired. The two elections happened at the same time, and the staff had too much work to do.

Difficult words: legislative elections (elections of people who go to the parliament), official noun (a person in a position of power), staff (workers).

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