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Publish Date: 12:23 - 27 February 2013
TEHRAN, YJC. A public opinion poll says that 66 percent of the Iranians will vote in the upcoming presidential elections.

A public opinion poll conveyed recently by a credited polling center shows that 4 months to the election around 66 percent of the Iranians have declared ready to vote.

The experiment group in this polling has been 16 thousand people. The group included people from cities as well as villages.

The poll says that 65.8 percent have said they will surely vote. 14.6 percent have not decided yet. 6 percent will hardly probably vote and 13.6 percent will surely not vote.

Compared to the center's polling in 2009, this year it shows a 5 percent rise in the number of those who will vote.

The polling also says that people have demanded the next President to prioritize governmental concern as follows: 50.2 said he must contain inflation, 26.8 percent demanded a solution for unemployment, 9 percent were for more security, and 5 percent said they'd prefer a raise in subsidies.

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