Iran’s 2017 Election in photos

Millions of Iranians hit the polls in twin elections to elect the country’s next president and members of City and Village Councils.

The following is a selection of photos showing people and officials taking part in the high turnout elections:

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei takes part in twin elections, Tehran, May 19, 2017. (Photo by Tasnim)
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani casts his votes to elect the country’s next president and the members of city and village councils in Tehran on May 19, 2017. (Photo by Fars news agency) 
Iranian presidential candidate Ebrahim Raeisi casts his votes in Tehran on May 19, 2017. (Photo by Tasnim)
Iranian presidential candidate Seyyed Mostafa Hashemitaba takes part in twin elections in Tehran on May 19, 2017. 
Presidential Candidate Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim casts his votes at a polling station in Tehran, May 19, 2017. (Photo by Mehr)
Iranian nationals in South Korea line up at the Iranian Embassy in Seoul to cast their votes in Iran’s 12th presidential election on May 17, 2016. 
Iranians across the country participate in double elections, May 19, 2017. (Photo by IRNA)
Iranians go to the polls at Hosseinyeh Erashad Mosque in northern Tehran on May 19, 2017. (Photo by Fars news agency)
Iranians in the central city of Hamedan cast their votes at a polling station on May 19, 2017. (Photo by Fars news agency)
Iranians line up to cast their votes at a polling station in Tehran on May 19, 2017. (Photo by Fars news agency)
Iranians across the country participate in double elections, May 19, 2017. (Photo by IRNA)
Iranians across the country participate in double elections, May 19, 2017. (Photo by IRNA)
Iranians across the country participate in double elections, May 19, 2017. (Photo by IRNA)
Iranians across the country participate in double elections, May 19, 2017. (Photo by IRNA)
An elderly couple prepare their document at a polling station to vote in Iran’s 12th presidential election on May 19, 2017.
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