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Vote Count: First Round Of Iranian Presidential Election

18 June 2005 (RFE/RL) -- According to the Interior Ministry's preliminary figures as cited by IRNA, a total of 26.9 million people voted. With 46.8 eligible voters in Iran, that would put turnout at approximately 57 percent. (A report from the Fars News Agency put the vote count at 28.8 million, but it showed the same order of finishers.)

Ali-Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani
6,010,829 (22 percent)

Mahmud Ahmadinejad
5,555,458 (20.7 percent)

Mehdi Karrubi
5,039,431 votes (18.7 percent)

Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf
4,009,620 (14.9 percent)

Mostafa Moin
3,949,240 votes (14.7 percent)

Ali Larijani
1,715,190 votes (6.4 percent)

Mohsen Mehralizadeh
1,269,793 votes (4.7 percent)