6 Vital Things To Recognise As Iran Votes For President These Days

Polls and anecdotal evidence point to Mr. Rouhani, but Iran’s elections are notoriously unpredictable.
What happens if Mr. Raisi wins?
■ Ebrahim Raisi, a hard-line conservative challenger and a former prosecutor, favors greater homage to Iran’s Islamic revolutionary ideals and more economic self-reliance.
Whoever gets more than 50 percent of the ballots cast by Iran’s 55 million eligible voters wins.
The vote is essentially a referendum on the future of Iran’s population of 80 million, many of them born after the 1979 revolution.

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