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News ID: 1317
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Publish Date: 11:15 - 09 June 2013
Tehran, YJC. Unofficial center says that it has conducted an opinion poll to find that 70 percent of the Iranians will vote in the upcoming elections.
An unofficial Polling Center conducted an opinion poll via phone, asking people from provincial capitals across country about the upcoming presidential elections. The survey was conducted on June 1st and 2nd on people 18 years old and above. The number of people surveyed was 2067.

The polls  say that 69.4 percent of the people have said that they will surely vote. On the other hand 7.1 percent have said that they will certainly not vote. 21.8 percent have also said that they have not made up their mind whether to vote or not.

55.4 percent of the sample group believed that most people will vote, 20 percent believed that they will vote more or less, and 10.3 percent said that a small number will do.

Asked who is more likely to win the elections, 26.9 percent said Qalibaf, 12.1 percent Jalili, 8.2 percent Velayati, 5.7 percent Rezaei, 4.8 percent Rohani, 3.4 percent Aref, 3 percent Haddad, and 0.7 percent Qarazi. 28.4 percent on the other hand had no idea who will win.

The polls also showed that the individuals in the sample group will vote as follows: 18.7 percent to Qalibaf, 6.5 percent to Velayati, 6.7 percent to Jalili, 5.8 percent to Rezaei, 4 percent to Rohani, 3.1 percent to Aref, 2.1 percent to Haddad, and 0.7 percent to Qarazi.

32.9 percent of the sample group had not made up their minds whom to vote for. 18.6 percent refused to provide any answer in this regard.

Asked how well they believed the current administration acted, 45.3 percent answered well or very well, 24.5 percent fifty-fifty, and 25.7 poor or very poor.

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