Almost 70m votes cast for 2 elections on Friday – Minister says

Tehran, Feb 27, IRNA – Minister of Interior Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Saturday that nearly 70 million votes were cast in the ballot boxes for two elections.

Addressing reporters, Rahmani Fazli said vote count results show more than 60 percent of the eligible voters had participated in the elections.
The minister said vote count of the February 26 parliamentary and Experts Assembly elections in Tehran constituency will start and the results will be gradually announced as of tonight.
He added that efforts had been made to hold the elections in a peaceful and calm atmosphere.
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