Rouhani wins Iran re-election

Rouhani wins 58.5 percent of votes

Rouhani wins Iran re-election

World Bulletin / News Desk

Reformist leader Hassan Rouhani on Saturday won a second term as Iran’s president, according to unofficial results.

Rouhani grabbed 22.7 million votes out of total 38.9 million votes cast during Friday's election, the head of election committee, Ali Asghar Ahmadi, announced.

He said conservative Ebrahim Raisi came second with 15.4 million votes.

"Rouhani has won 58.5 percent of the votes against 39.7 percent for Raisi," Ahmadi said.

The final results will be announced late Saturday at 14:00 local time.

Iranians headed to the polls Friday to elect a new president and provincial council members.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 20 Mayıs 2017, 13:51