Preliminary reports out of Tehran are that the coalition of Reformist and moderate conservative candidates is sweeping the double election in Iran today. In the Parliament ballot, 29 of 30 seats have been won by supporters of President Rouhani.
Ultra-reactionary head of Guardian Council, Ayato...(more)
The claim actually comes from an Iranian news source, quoting a government official. Politics USA, and others, have just picked up on the story. So left leaning or not, the fault is not with them.
The official in question is, a retired admiral and former defense minister, who is currently "Secretary" of the .