Incumbent expected to win Kazakh presidential election


              A woman casts her ballot at as observers watch the voting process at a polling station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              Elderly voters hold their ballots at a polling station in Astana, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (AP Photo/Stanislav Filippov)
            
              A couple cast their ballots at a polling station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              Voters cast their ballots at a polling station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              Voters cast their ballots at a polling station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              A voter casts his ballot at a polling station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              Voters cast their ballots at a polling station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              In this handout photo released by Kazakhstan's President Press Office, Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev casts his ballot at a polling station in Astana, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Tokayev appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Kazakhstan's President Press Office via AP)
            
              In this handout photo released by Kazakhstan's President Press Office, Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev leaves a voting booth to cast his ballot at a polling station in Astana, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Tokayev appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Muhtor Holdorbekov/Kazakhstan's President Press Office via AP)
            
              In this handout photo released by Kazakhstan's President Press Office, Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev speaks to the media after voting at a polling station in Astana, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Tokayev appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Muhtor Holdorbekov/Kazakhstan's President Press Office via AP)
            
              Voters get their ballots at a polling station in Astana, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (AP Photo/Stanislav Filippov)
            
              Members of the election commission sing the national anthem prior to opening a polling station in Astana, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (AP Photo/Stanislav Filippov)
            
              National servicemen lineup to cast their at a polling station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              A National serviceman leaves a voting booth to cast his ballot at a polling station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              National servicemen lineup to cast their votes next to a poster showing presidential candidates at a polling station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              National servicemen cast their votes at a polling station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              National servicemen cast their votes at a polling station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              A serviceman casts his vote at a polling station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              Members of the election commission sing the national anthem prior to opening a polling station in Astana, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (AP Photo/Stanislav Filippov)
            
              Voters cast their ballots at a polling station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              National servicemen lineup to cast their votes next to a poster showing presidential candidates at a polling station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              A woman leaves a voting booth to cast her ballot at a polling station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
            
              In this handout photo released by Kazakhstan's President Press Office, Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev casts his ballot at a polling station in Astasna, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Tokayev appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Kazakhstan's President Press Office via AP)
            
              National servicemen lineup to cast their votes next to a poster showing presidential candidates at a polling station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Kazakhstan's president appears certain to win a new term against little-known challengers in a snap election on Sunday. Five candidates are on the ballot against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who faced a bloody outburst of unrest early this year and then moved to marginalize some of the Central Asian country's longtime powerful figures. (Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP)
Incumbent expected to win Kazakh presidential election