Wednesday, February 29, the interior Minister of Iran abdolreza Rahmani Fazli announced the end of the counting of votes at the elections the parliamentary elections. According to the interior Ministry, the turnout was 62%, just voted about 34 million people. The final results will be released Tuesday after will be confirmed by the members of the Board of guardians of the Constitution, according to PressTV.
According to Iranian media reports, it is already clear that the reformist and moderate candidates who support President Hassan Rouhani, won an impressive victory — 158 seats out of 290. They own all 30 seats from Tehran.
Supporters of a tougher course, speaking in particular against the signing of the agreement on the Iranian nuclear program received 68 seats.
Another five seats went to candidates representing religious minorities. The remaining 59 seats will be distributed according to the results of the second round, which is scheduled for April.