The Iranian authorities announced on Saturday that candidate Ibrahim Raisi, who served as head of the country’s judiciary, won the 13th presidential elections, in which he ran against the Secretary of the Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei and Vice President of the Council of Expediency Amir Hossein Qazizadeh Hashemi, and Abdel Nasser
Hemmati, the Governor of the Central Bank.
According to the Assistant Minister of Interior and head of Iran’s Supreme Electoral Commission, Ebrahim Raisi got 17 million and 800,000 votes after counting 90% of the votes, and a total of 28 million and 600,000 votes.
The number of voters eligible to participate in the elections is 59 million, 310 thousand and 307 people, including one million and 392 thousand and 148 people who have reached the legal age (18 years) to vote for the first time, according to the official Iranian news agency.
“The number of ballot boxes for presidential elections reached 67,000, with 450 ballot boxes outside the country, and 75,000 for municipal and village Islamic councils,” according to the Iranian news agency.