PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World A 'questionable result' in Iran's 2009 presidential election nearly tore the country apart Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/674670/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Back in 2009 Iranians went to the polls to vote for a new president. The polling stations closed late at night and only a few hours later, the winner was announced. Many said that wasn't enough time to count the votes.