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Apathy and opposition as turnout for Iranian election hits record low


Issue 1185 - 10 Mar 2024 | 3 minute read

Official figures showed turnout of just 41% at parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections on 1 March, the lowest of any election since the 1979 revolution. While the authorities called for a festival of democratic expression, those abstaining including former president Mohammad Khatami.

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