According to partial results published on June 19 at the end of the morning, the conservative cleric Ebrahim Raïssi won the Iranian presidential election in the first round with more than 62% of the vote. 28.6 million ballots were counted.
Conservative cleric and former head of the Iranian Judicial Authority Ebrahim Raïssi won the presidential election from June 18 in the first round with more than 62% of the vote, according to partial official results released on June 19 at the end of the morning.
During a press conference in Tehran, the chairman of the National Electoral Commission Jamal Orf said that Ebrahim Raïssi had obtained more than 17,800,000 votes out of the 28.6 million ballots counted.
According to partial figures given by Jama Orf, Major General Mohsen Rezaï – former Commander-in-Chief of the Revolutionary Guards – would finish second with more than 11.5% of the vote, ahead of former Central Bank President Abdolnasser Hemmati (8.3%) and the deputy Amirhossein Ghazizadeh-Hachémi (3.4%). According to this count, there would be more than 14% of blank or null votes.
Jamal Orf did not give an estimate of the participation. The electorate this year has more than 59.3 million Iranians, aged 18 and over.