Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif (L), casts his vote at a polling station in Lahore on May 11, 2013. Sharif, the frontrunner in Pakistan's landmark election, cast his ballot on May 11 and said he was confident of victory. The vote marks the first time that an elected civilian administration has completed a full term and handed power to another through the ballot box in a country where there have been three military coups and four military rulers.