Feb 21, 2020 12:44 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Feb 21, 2020 17:28 Asia/Tehran]

Iran (IP) - An enormous turnout for the 11th parliamentary elections held Friday is another great sign of support for the Iranian government, much to the chagrin of the enemies.

Iran Press/Iran news: Large crowds of people across the Islamic Republic of Iran were present in different constituencies in the first minutes of the start of the 11th Islamic Consultative Assembly elections and the first midterm Assembly of Experts' elections. 

Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution cast his vote in the first moments of the 11th parliamentary elections and the first midterm Assembly of Experts' elections at the Hussainiyeh of Imam Khomeini.

A total of 57,918,000 Iranians are eligible to cast their ballots on Friday. A little more than 29 million voters are men and 28,800,000 are women. 

More than 7,000 candidates are competing to enter the Parliament. A winning candidate must have at least 20 percent of the votes cast in their constituency in order to become a parliamentarian for a four-year term. 101/211

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