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Iranian presidential election, 2001


Iranian presidential election, 2001

Iranian presidential election, 2001
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1997 ←
8 June 2001
→ 2005
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Nominee Mohammad Khatami Ahmad Tavakkoli
Popular vote 21,659,053 4,393,544
Percentage 77.1% 15.6%

Nominee Ali Shamkhani Abdollah Jassbi
Party Independent ECP
Popular vote 737,962 260,082
Percentage 2.6% 0.9%
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President before election

Mohammad Khatami

Elected President

Mohammad Khatami

Iranian presidential election of 2001 took place on 8 June 2001, and resulted in Mohammad Khatami being elected as the President of Iran for his second term.


Although nearly 800 candidates registered for the election, the Council of Guardians reduced it to ten.[1][2][3]


Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Association of Clerics Mohammad Khatami 21,659,053 77.1%
Islamic Coalition Party Ahmad Tavakkoli 4,393,544 15.6%
Independent Ali Shamkhani 737,962 2.6%
Executives of Construction Party Abdollah Jassbi 260,082 0.9%
Islamic Society of Engineers Mahmoud Kashani 235,363 0.8%
Independent Hassan Ghafourifard 129,222 0.4%
Independent Mansour Razavi 114,327 0.4%
Islamic Coalition Party Shahab od-Din Sadr 59,646 0.2%
Combatant Clergy Association Ali Fallahian 55,176 0.2%
Independent Mostafa Hashemitaba 28,090 0.1%
Valid votes 28,081,930 100.00%
Blank or invalid votes
Totals 28,081,930 100.00%
Voter turnout 67.77%
Sources: Ministry of Interior of Iran


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