Millions of Iranians vote in presidential election after bitter contest

Winner will influence not only Iran’s immediate future but also the looming battle to choose a new supreme leader

Millions of Iranians have voted in a bitterly contested presidential election that has pitted hardliners against reformers and is expected to set the country’s direction for a generation.

The victor in Friday’s vote will influence not only Iran’s immediate future but also the looming battle to choose a new supreme leader, who will rule for life.

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From The Guardian
Millions of Iranians vote in presidential election after bitter contest