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Iraq's Shiites Plan for Voting, Take Precautions

Some Iraqis are formulating plans to vote in Sunday's election amid predictions of widespread violence and intimidation by insurgents determined to disrupt the vote. In one family, the husband plans to cast his ballot in the morning and his wife will vote in the evening in hopes that at least one of them will survive to raise their children.

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Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.