Iranian presidential election, 2001

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Iranian presidential election, 2001
Iran
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Registered 42,170,230[1]
Turnout 66.77%[1]
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Nominee Mohammad Khatami Ahmad Tavakkoli
Party ACC CCIRF
Popular vote 21,656,476 4,387,112
Percentage 76.90% 15.58%

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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

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 814 candidates registered for the election,[1] including 25 women,[2] the Guardian Council reduced it to ten.

The final candidates were:[3][4]

Results[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Mohammad Khatami 21,656,476 76.90
Ahmad Tavakkoli 4,387,112 15.58
Ali Shamkhani 737,051 2.61
Abdollah Jassbi 259,759 0.92
Mahmoud Kashani 237,660 0.84
Hassan Ghafourifard 129,155 0.45
Mansour Razavi 114,616 0.40
Shahabedin Sadr 60,546 0.21
Ali Fallahian 55,225 0.19
Mostafa Hashemitaba 27,949 0.09
Valid votes 27,665,549 98.25
Blank or invalid votes 493,740 1.75
Totals 28,159,289 100.00%
Sources: Sahliyeh[2] and RFE/RL[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2001 Presidential Election", The Iran Social Science Data Portal, Princeton University, retrieved 10 August 2015 
  2. ^ a b Sahliyeh, Emile (2002). "The Reforming Elections in Iran, 2000–2001". Electoral Studies. Elsevier. 21 (3): 526–533. doi:10.1016/S0261-3794(01)00041-5. 
  3. ^ Muir, Jim (1 June 2001). "Iran election: People and policies". BBC. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Iran's Presidential Candidates". The Associated Press. The Washington Post. 5 June 2001. Retrieved 25 January 2017. 
  5. ^ Samii, Bill (11 June 2001). "Four More Years of What?". Iran Report. Free Europe/Radio Liberty. 4 (22).