TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ A political science professor at Washburn University in Topeka is getting a big lesson in international democracy.
Bob Beatty was part of a U.S. State Department delegation on hand to observe this weekend's presidential election in Mongolia. Voters in the landlocked nation between Russia and China elected democratic candidate Elbegdorj Tsahia over a communist candidate.
The country of 3 million emerged from Communist rule in 1990 following the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Beatty said he oversaw five polling places in the Mongolian capital, Ulan Bator.
He also is doing some guest lecturing while in the country.
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