INDICES
  • Samba 65 00% 56.65%
    Joga2002 635.254 50% 63.63%
    Bra52 69 23.145% -63.25%
    Joga2002 635.254 50% 63.63%
  • HangSang20 370 400% -20%
    NasDaq4 33 00% 36%
    S&P5002 60 50% 10%
    HangSang20 370 400% -20%
    Dow17 56.23 41.89% -2.635%
-

EghtesadOnline: Tehran Province registered the lowest turnout in the 11th parliamentary election while Kohgilouyeh-Boyerahmad Province saw the largest number of voters, according to data released by the Interior Ministry.

Interior Minister Morteza Rahmani-Fazli said just over 2.5 million people in Tehran cast votes during the Feb. 21 election, which marks a 26.24% participation, placing the province at the bottom of the table, IRNA reported.  

In Kohgilouyeh-Boyerahmad, however, 70.66% of eligible voters went to the ballots, registering the highest turnout among all provinces, according to Financial Tribune.

Totally, around 24.5 million people went to the polls, marking a 42.57% turnout nationwide. 

In this round of the legislative election, principlists recorded an overwhelming victory, with candidates wining all 30 Tehran seats and a decisive majority of the total 290 seats.  

The 11th round of the parliamentary election was held in 55,000 voting centers in 208 constituencies across the country. 

A runoff election is due on April 17 in constituencies where candidates failed to secure one-fifth of the votes. The new parliament will open on May 28.

 

Iran Tehran Lowest parliamentary election Voter Turnout Turnout