Friday, June 12, 2009

Iranians Voting in Droves

Press TV Photo

The turnout today for the presidential election is approaching historic proportion. The Interior Ministry is reporting that until 6 pm, nearly 70% of all registered voters have cast their ballots. The polls are being kept open for another 3 hours to 9 pm local time.

Mehr News Agency is reporting that the polls may remain open way past 9 pm to accommodate the surge in voting. All told, we might see some 80%+ turnout throughout Iran.

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