The regime's most senior officials had claimed last year that the number of eligible voters was no more than 33 million. The Iranian Resistance, however, announced at the time that the actual number was 39 million.
The false figures given by the regime then was an attempt to raise the voter turnout and cover up the Iranian people's boycott of the presidential elections.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran
October 9, 1998