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Election official says Raisi scores 62% in Iran presidential vote so far

Iran's ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi has won 62 percent of the presidential election votes counted so far, officials say after Raisi's rivals conceded defeat. Raisi won more than 17.8 million votes out of 28.6 million ballots counted, far ahead of the second-placed candidate Mohsen Rezai, who won 3.3 million votes, election office chairman Jamal Orf said on state television after the vote. from election office chairman Jamal Orf

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