Held on Friday, may 19, the election of the President of Iran, according to preliminary data, has won the current leader Hassan Rouhani. About it reports Reuters, citing an unofficial source.
According to him, Rouhani received 21.6 million votes, while his main rival, the conservative Ebrahim Raisi, 14 million. Estimated 37 million votes left to count about four million ballots.
The turnout was about 70 percent, which roughly corresponds to the 2013 elections, the results of which Rouhani became President.
56-year-old Raisi during the election campaign, Rouhani blamed the mismanagement of the economy and appealed to the poor.