Millions vote in Iran poll set to shape post-sanctions era




 
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February 26th, 2016  
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Topic: Millions vote in Iran poll set to shape post-sanctions era


By Samia Nakhoul TEHRAN (Reuters) - Millions of Iranians voted in high-stake elections on Friday that could shift the balance of power within the hardline-controlled Islamic elite by ushering in a reformist comeback or help conservatives tighten their grip on power. An hour before the original 6 p.m. expiry of voting, there were still long queues outside polling stations in the capital, and state television showed throngs of voters in Ahvaz and Shiraz. "Whoever likes Iran and its dignity, greatness and glory should vote.




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