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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Wins Re-Election, State TV Says

In early counts, voters chose the reform-minded president by about 20 percent over his main conservative challenger, signaling a wish to continue Rouhani's goal of greater openness with the world.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, as prepared to cast his ballot on Friday. / BEHROUZ MEHRI / Getty Images

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has won re-election by a large margin, Iran's government-run television network said Saturday.

Rouhani led early vote counts with more than 22 million votes against his main challenger Ebrahim Raisi's 15.5 million, Reuters reports. Rouhani has been seen as a reformer in Iran's largely conservative society, and

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