Togo Holds Twice-Delayed Parliamentary Election

Voters in the West African nation of Togo cast ballots in a parliamentary election Thursday held nine months late because of opposition demands for election reforms.

Election observers say the voting was peaceful but that the opposition complained about confusion and procedural problems. Some polling places opened late and lacked the proper voting materials, including ballots.

Voter turnout was reported to be light.

Twelve-hundred candidates are vying for 91 seats in parliament.

Analysts …