Rohani takes early lead in Iran’s presidential election, Qalibaf in 2nd

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Reformist candidate Hassan Rohani is in the lead in the Iranian presidential election, according to early results, with Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf coming in second place.

An Iranian Interior Ministry official announced on Saturday that 1,759,079 valid ballots – from a total of 1,819,984 ballots – have been counted at 58,764 polling stations so far.

Following are the vote totals from the early results:

Hassan Rohani: 834,859

Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf: 320,562

Saeed Jalili: 257,822

Mohsen Rezaei: 214,368

Ali Akbar Velayati: 106,144

Mohammad Gharazi: 25,324

On Friday, millions of Iranian voters headed for polling stations to cast their ballots and choose the country’s 11th president as well as their representatives in the city and village councils.

Nearly 50.5 million Iranians, including more than 1.6 million first-time voters, were eligible to vote in the June 14 elections.

 

Reformist candidate Hassan Rohani is in the lead in the Iranian presidential election, according to early results, with Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf coming in second place.

An Iranian Interior Ministry official announced on Saturday that 1,759,079 valid ballots – from a total of 1,819,984 ballots – have been counted at 58,764 polling stations so far.

Following are the vote totals from the early results:

Hassan Rohani: 834,859

Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf: 320,562

Saeed Jalili: 257,822

Mohsen Rezaei: 214,368

Ali Akbar Velayati: 106,144

Mohammad Gharazi: 25,324

On Friday, millions of Iranian voters headed for polling stations to cast their ballots and choose the country’s 11th president as well as their representatives in the city and village councils.

Nearly 50.5 million Iranians, including more than 1.6 million first-time voters, were eligible to vote in the June 14 elections.

 

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