Jun 18, 2021, 12:01 PM
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Mohsen Rezaei casts vote in presidential, local elections

Tehran, June 18, IRNA –The secretary of the Expediency Discernment and one of the candidates of Iran's 2021 presidential election Mohsen Rezaei cast his vote in the 13th presidential and sixth city and village councils elections on Friday.

Mohsen Rezaei urged the Iranians to actively take part in the election.

He emphasized that every single vote counts and nobody should believe that his or her one vote will not make a change.

Iran’s presidential election is being held nationwide and in 133 countries, and some 500 international journalists from 226 foreign media are covering the event in Iran.

59,310,307 Iranians are eligible to vote, from which 1.3 million are first-voters and 3.5 million are Iranians abroad, according to statistics from the Ministry of Interior.

Presidential candidates include Expediency Discernment Council Secretary Mohsen Rezaei Mirqaed, Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi, MP Amir-Hossein Ghazizadeh and former Central Bank Governor Abdolnaser Hemmati. Saeed Jalili, Mohsen Mehralizadeh, and Alireza Zakani, three other presidential candidates, dropped out of the presidential race.

The 13th presidential election is held simultaneous with the sixth round of city and village councils elections, the first mid-term for 11th parliament’s by-election, and the second mid-term for the fifth Assembly of Experts election.

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