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May 5, 2012 9:00 pm

Conservatives Turn Against Ahmadinejad In Iran Runoff Election

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Photo: wiki commons.

Fox News – TEHRAN, Iran –  Supporters of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have been reduced to a small fraction in Iran’s legislature, hugely outnumbered by the conservatives who once backed him but then turned against him after he was perceived to challenge the authority of top clerics, according to final results from a runoff parliamentary election announced Saturday.

Iran has touted the turnout for Friday’s vote as a show of support for the country’s religious leadership in their confrontation with the West over Tehran’s controversial nuclear program.

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