June 12, 2009

Iranians go to polls in huge numbers in presidential vote

Across Tehran, voters and elections officials uniformly described a turnout that dwarfed that of four years ago, with some citizens saying they waited 90 minutes or more to cast their ballots in mosques, schools and other polling places. Some suggested the turnout was a record that would favor challenger Mir Hossein Mousavi over President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

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