Iranian presidential election, 2001

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Iranian presidential election, 2001
Iran
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Nominee Mohammad Khatami Ahmad Tavakkoli
Party ACC ICP
Popular vote 21,659,053 4,393,544
Percentage 77.1% 15.6%

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Percentage of votes that went to Mohammad Khatami per county

President before election

Mohammad Khatami
ACC

Elected President

Mohammad Khatami
ACC

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Iranian presidential election of 2001 took place on 8 June 2001, and resulted in Mohammad Khatami being elected as the President of Iran for his second term.

Candidates[edit]

Although nearly 800 candidates registered for the election, the Council of Guardians reduced it to ten.[1][2][3]

Results[edit]

Iranian presidential election, 2001
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Association of Clerics Mohammad Khatami 21,659,053 77.1%
Islamic Coalition Party Ahmad Tavakkoli 4,393,544 15.6%
Independent Ali Shamkhani 737,962 2.6%
Executives of Construction Party Abdollah Jassbi 260,082 0.9%
Islamic Society of Engineers Mahmoud Kashani 235,363 0.8%
Independent Hassan Ghafourifard 129,222 0.4%
Independent Mansour Razavi 114,327 0.4%
Islamic Coalition Party Shahab od-Din Sadr 59,646 0.2%
Combatant Clergy Association Ali Fallahian 55,176 0.2%
Independent Mostafa Hashemitaba 28,090 0.1%
Valid votes 28,081,930 100.00%
Blank or invalid votes
Totals 28,081,930 100.00%
Voter turnout 67.77%
Sources: Ministry of Interior of Iran

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "2001 - Presidential election". PBS. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d Szrom, Charlie (14 May 2009). "Historical Data on Iranian Presidential Elections". Iran Tracker. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Sahliyeh, Emile (2002). "The reforming elections in Iran, 2000–2001". Electoral Studies 21. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c d Muir, Jim (1 June 2001). "Iran election: People and policies". BBC (Tehran). Retrieved 28 June 2013.