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Photos: Iran's presidential election

Updated 2:17 PM ET, Mon June 17, 2013
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Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani waves at a news conference in Tehran on Monday, June 17. Rouhani, a cleric and moderate politician, took more than 50% of the vote after campaigning on a platform of "hope and prudence," appealing to both traditional conservatives and reform-minded voters. BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images
Supporters of Rouhani's celebrate his victory in downtown Tehran on Saturday, June 15. BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images
Rouhani leaves a polling station after voting in Tehran on Friday, June 14. About 50 million Iranian voters were eligible to go to the polls to select a new president from a field of six candidates. ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images
Iranian men wait to vote at a polling station at the Massoumeh shrine in the holy city of Qom, south of Tehran, during presidential elections on June 14. SEDA RAVANDI/AFP/Getty Images
A girl watches a woman cast her ballot on June 14. ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images
Iranian clergymen wait in line to vote at a polling station at the Massoumeh shrine on June 14. SEDA RAVANDI/AFP/Getty Images
A woman checks out her ballot before voting in Iran's presidential elections at a Tehran polling station on June 14. Maryam Rahmanian/UPI/LANDOV
Women wait in line to vote at a shrine in Qom on June 14. SEDA RAVANDI/AFP/Getty Images
Voters fill out paper ballots in Tehran on June 14. BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images
A woman casts her ballot during the Iranian presidential elections in Shahr-e-Rey on June 14. ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH/EPA/LANDOV
Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani votes in the Jamaran mosque in Tehran on June 14. FARS NEWS/reuters/LANDOV
Presidential candidate Hassan Rouhani casts his vote in Tehran on June 14. ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images
Youths ride past campaign posters in downtown Tehran on Thursday, June 13, a day ahead of the country's presidential election. BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images
Supporters of top nuclear negotiator and conservative presidential candidate Saeed Jalili wave national flags during his campaign rally at Heydarnia stadium in Tehran on Wednesday, June 12. BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images
A supporter of Hassan Rouhani, moderate presidential candidate and former top nuclear negotiator, works on her laptop in one of his campaign offices in Tehran on Tuesday, June 11. ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images
Iranian supporters of former vice president and reformist presidential candidate Mohammad Reza Aref shout slogans during his campaign rally in Tehran on Monday, June 10. Later on Monday he announced his decision to drop out of the race. Hours earlier, another candidate, Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel, also said he was out. BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images
A man holds a portrait of opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi, who has been under house arrest since February 2011, during a campaign rally for Aref in Tehran on June 10. BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images
A supporter of Iranian presidential candidate Mohsen Rezaei, Iran's top commander during the war with Iraq, holds a blue flag bearing his portrait during a rally in Tehran on June 10. ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images
An Aref supporter checks her mobile phone surrounded by campaign posters after the June 10 rally in Tehran. BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images
Pilgrims and clergymen walk across the courtyard of the Masoumeh holy shrine in the religious Shiite Muslim city of Qom on Sunday, June 9. Iran's powerful bazaar merchants and Shiite clergy spearheaded the 1979 Islamic revolution, but their role in the country's political scene has waned over the years, analysts say. BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images
An Iranian clergyman walks past campaign posters on June 9 in Qom, south of the capital city of Tehran. BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images
Iranians read the headlines on the front pages of newspapers unveiling the approved presidential candidates on May 22 in Tehran. BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images