Final Results of Iran’s Presidential Election Declared

Final Results of Iran’s Presidential Election Declared

Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli officially declared the results of Iran’s presidential elections, where Hassan Rouhani was re-elected by a wide margin.

In a press conference on Saturday, Interior Minister Rahmani Fazli told reporters that 41,220,131 Iranian people have voted in the country’s presidential election held on Friday.

According to a report by IFP, the figure shows a high turnout of over 73%.

Rahmani Fazli said Rouhani has won the election by securing 23,549,616 votes, which accounts for 57% of total ballots.

Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, the conservative rival of Rouhani, has also finished second by receiving 15,786,449 votes (38.5%).

478,215 voters have voted for Seyyed Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim and 215,450 for Seyyed Mostafa Hashemitaba, according to Rahmani Fazli.

1,190,401 votes were also invalid, the minister said, stressing that the results are based on counting 99.7% of voting stations, and can be regarded as the final results.

   
   

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