Iran’s interior ministry has announced the details of the voter turnout in the recent parliamentary elections for each province separately.
According to the Ministry, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province had the highest turnout with 70.66 percent, and Tehran province stood last with 26.24 percent.
Participation in ten provinces has been above 50% and in 16 other provinces the turnout has been between 40 and 50%.
The Islamic Republic of Iran held parliamentary elections on February 21. On the Election Day, there were 55,000 polling stations in 208 constituencies to elect a total of 290 seats in parliament. For 31 provinces, there were 174 single-member constituencies and 34 multi-member constituencies with each electing two to six members of parliament except Tehran province which elects 30 MPs. The remaining are five seats reserved for religious minorities: Jews, Zoroastrians, a shared seat for Assyrians and Chaldeans, and two for Armenians.
A total of 57,918,000 Iranians were eligible to vote.
Of that number, 2,931,000 were eligible to vote for the first time.