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Iran election results

A little over 41m people voted in the 12th presidential election in the Islamic Republic’s history from a pool of 56.4m eligible voters, giving a turnout of 73%. That was slightly higher than the figure four years ago (72.7%) but did not set any new record – turnout has been higher on at least three other occasions. Incumbent Hassan Rouhani secured 23.5m votes, 57.1% of the total, easily outpacing second-placed Seyyed Razavi Ebrahim Raeisi with 15.8m.

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