The CS Monitor speaks with "Farideh Farhi of the University of Hawaii, whose decades of studying Iran has included poring over data from Iranian elections":

Farhi says of the 11 million new Iranian voters, she "simply, simply cannot believe" that Ahmadinejad could have won 8 million of them. "The history of the Islamic Republic is that they never vote for status quo, they always vote for change," says Farhi. "I know people who entered this electoral process, who never voted in the Islamic Republic, and they came in and voted simply against Ahmadinejad."

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