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A Conservative Core and a Reformist Periphery in Iran’s 21st Century Elections?

By Martin W. Lewis | July 8, 2013 | 9 Comments

An earlier GeoCurrents post on the 2013 Iranian presidential election highlighted a slight tendency for conservative candidates, such as Saeed Jalili, to do better in the core, Farsi-speaking regions of the country, and for reformers to gather more votes in peripheral areas, especially in the Azeri-speaking northwest and the Balochi-speaking southeast. Intriguingly, earlier elections in this century show the same …

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