Conservatives claim victory in Iranian Parliamentary elections
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: In Iran, conservatives have claimed victory in a general election marked by the lowest turnout since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Interior Ministry announced results of 95 per cent of the 208 constituencies in Friday's election.
It declared the names of the winning candidates but without specifying their political affiliation. Conservative candidates have secured at least 219 seats in the 290-strong parliament, also known as the Majlis. 17 women were elected, the same number as in the outgoing 290-seat parliament.