Polls opened at 8 a.m. in Iran as voters choose whether to give incumbent president Hassan Rouhani a second term or elect his challenger, Ebrahim Raisi.
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Iran's Guardian Council on April 20 approved President Hassan Rouhani to run for a second term in office and disqualified former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Iran's Guardian Council released the list of 1,636 candidates registered for the country's 12th presidential election on May 19.
Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad filed papers on Wednesday to run in next month's presidential election.