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Regional and Ethnic Patterns in the 2013 Iranian Presidential Election

By Martin W. Lewis | June 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

The recent Iranian presidential election revealed some interesting geographical patterns. The election itself seems to have been reasonably free, although it was undermined by the previous disqualification of reformist candidates. Hassan Rouhani, widely viewed as the most moderate and pragmatic of the six candidates, won election handily. As can be seen in the Wikipedia map posted here, Rouhani took a …

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