[13 June 13] Iranians poised to cast ballots in presidential election - English

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Millions of Iranian will head into polling stations in less than a day to determine the president of the Islamic Republic for the next four years, Press TV reports. Around 51 million eligible voters in Iran are getting ready to cast their votes in the Friday presidential election as the six candidates wrapped up their final day of campaigning across the country on Wednesday. The fourth city and rural council elections are also scheduled to be held on Friday. Ahead of the vote, the national opinion polls indicate that more than 60 percent of the eligible voters will take part in the country\'s 11th presidential election. The Iranian voters will have to choose among six candidates who have stayed in the race. Recent polls also suggest that presidential election might go for a run-off, setting the stage for a fierce race between the two top candidates.

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