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انتخابات ریاست جمهوری ایران، اکتبر 1981م

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Iranian presidential election, October 1981
1981 (Jul) ← October 2, 1981 → 1985
Nominee Party Popular vote Percentage
Ali Khamenei Ali Akbar Parvaresh
IRP Independent
16,007,072 341,841
97.1 % 2.1%
President before election

Mohammad-Ali Rajai IRP

Elected President

Ali Khamenei IRP

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The Iranian presidential election of October 1981, took place on October 2, 1981, after the assassination of Mohammad Ali Rajai, the previous President of Iran, during the interim prime ministership of Mohammad Reza Mahdavi-Kani. It led to the landslide victory of Ali Khamenei.


Of the total 16,841,800 total votes, the following numbers were won by each candidate:

Iranian presidential election, October 1981 Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Islamic Republican Ali Khamenei 16,007,072 97.1%
Independent Ali Akbar Parvaresh 341,841 2.1%
Islamic Coalition Party Hassan Ghafourifard 75,658 0.5%
Independent Reza Zavare''i 62,156 0.4%
Blank or invalid votes 360,269
Totals 16,846,996 100.00%
Voter turnout 79%
Sources: Ministry of Interior of Iran

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