The Minister of internal Affairs of Iran abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said that the polls will close on Friday, may 19, at midnight.
It was assumed that the vote in the presidential elections will end at 18:00, but it was extended three times, each time for two hours to do their civic duty managed all voters. IRNA reports about the unprecedented voter turnout, noting that in the last hours of a long queue of citizens at the polls did not decrease.
In the country opened about 63 thousand polling stations. Have the right to vote approximately 56 million people.
In the first round there are four candidates: the incumbent President Hassan Rouhani, Ayatollah Ibrahim Raisi, former Vice President Mostafa Hashemi-Taba and the candidate of the conservatives Mostafa Agha Mirsalim.
The favorites of the race are Hassan Rouhani and Ibrahim Raisi.