Many things must happen before the next government's oil minister is chosen. The government itself has to be formed, a president, prime minister and speaker of the Parliament picked.
The vote, Sunday, March 7, the challenges and the counting, will be a test of wills and patience in what has been a highly competitive and controversial effort to pass an election law, let alone vet candidates and commence campaigning.
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