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Monday, June 22, 2009

Tehran (Conway County)

Posted By on Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 5:28 AM

More votes were counted than the number of people registered to vote. (Last time this happened in Arkansas I think it actually was in Benton County.) Comic alibi:

“Statistics provided by the candidates, who claim more than 100 percent of those eligible have cast their ballot in 80 to 170 cities are not accurate — the incident has happened in only 50 cities,” Mr. Kadkhodaei said.

But he said that a voter turnout in excess of the registered voting list was a “normal phenomenon” because people could legally vote in areas other than those in which they were registered. Nonetheless, some analysts in Tehran said, the number of people said to be traveling on election day seemed unusually high.


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