۞ Mahmoud Wins By A Landslide ۞
Preliminary results show that Iran's incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has won the elections in a landslide victory, gaining more than 64 percent of the votes.
His campaign manager Mojtaba Samareh Hashemi has already claimed victory.
According to reports from the Election Commission Headquarters, the latest statistics announced by the Iranian electoral officials show 38 million (98 percent) of the ballots have been counted so far with Ahmadinejad winning 63.81 percent of votes.
It is expected that official results will be announced shortly.
Former prime minister, Mir Hossein Mousavi, who had earlier claimed victory with 54 percent of the votes, has so far gained 32.67 percent of the votes.
Results show that former IRGC Commander, Mohsen Rezaei, won 1.66 percent of the votes and two-time parliament (Majlis) speaker Mehdi Karroubi (1989-1992 and 2000-2004) grabbed 0.83 percent.
Abbas Ali Kadkhodaei, a spokesman for the Guardian Council said the voter turnout for the election was about 82 percent.