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Mebane, WR Jr (2010)

Fraud in the 2009 presidential election in Iran?

Chance 23(1), pp. 6-15.

ISSN/ISBN: Not available at this time. DOI: 10.1080/09332480.2010.10739785

Abstract: The presidential election that took place in Iran on June 12, 2009, attracted considerable controversy. The incumbent, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, was declared the winner with 63.3% of the 38,770,288 valid votes, but the opposition candidates— Mir-Hossein Mousavi, Mohsen Rezaei, and Mehdi Karroubi—refused to accept the results. According to the ballot box data, Mousavi officially received 34.2%, Rezaei 1.7%, and Karroubi 0.9% of the valid votes. Widespread demonstrations occurred in the days following the election. Eventually, the demonstrations were repressed, but the government’s legitimacy continues to be challenged.

@article{ TITLE = {Fraud in the 2009 presidential election in Iran?}, AUTHOR = {Mebane, Walter R.}, JOURNAL = {Chance}, VOLUME = {23}, NUMBER = {1}, PAGES = {6--15}, YEAR = {2010}, PUBLISHER = {Springer}, }

Reference Type: Journal Article

Subject Area(s): Voting Fraud