Tehran, June 18, IRNA-Expediency Council Chairman Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and former Majlis speaker Mehdi Karroubi are still taking the lead in the presidential race, it was announced here Saturday afternoon.
Out of a total of 26,484,370 votes counted throughout the country by 15:45 hours Saturday, Rafsanjani and Karroubi have gained the highest number of votes.
The following table shows the latest vote count announced by the elections headquarters of the Interior Ministry Saturday afternoon:
1. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani 5,474,885 2. Mehdi Karroubi 4,924,731 3. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad 4,810,079 4. Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf 3,766,444 5. Mostafa Moin 3,635,990 6. Ali Larijani 1,609,029 7. Mohsen Mehralizadeh 1,185,797
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