Saturday, 15 June 2013

Hassan Rouhani takes early lead in Iran Election

Via various online sources
Moderate reformist candidate Hassan Rouhani has taken an early lead in the Iran Presidential Elections. Tehran mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf is coming in second place.  Informed sources say the voter turnout in Iran’s 11th presidential election has been around 80 percent, Press TV reports. With 2.9m ballots counted, the cleric had 1.46m votes, or 49.87%, well ahead of Tehran mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, with 488,000 votes, or 16.65%.

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