Election FAQElections in Iran: 2017 Presidential and Municipal Elections On May 19, Iranians will go to the polls to elect their next president and members of city and village councils. If no candidate receives a majority (50% plus one) in the presidential election, the top two candidates will compete in a runoff election.
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Election FAQElections in Iran: 2016 Majlis and Assembly of Experts Elections On February 26, Iranians will vote for the 290-member Islamic Consultative Assembly (Iran’s Parliament, also known as the Majlis) and the 88-member Assembly of Experts. The Majlis and the Assembly of Experts play a role in selecting the individuals who serve in the country’s non-elected positions with the greatest religious and political authority – the Supreme Leader of Iran and the Guardian Council. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently Asked Questions on these elections.
Election FAQ Elections in Iran: June 14 Presidential Elections Iran is holding its presidential election on June 14, 2013. Elections in Iran:June 14 Presidential Elections, IFES’ frequently asked questions (FAQs), sheds light on Iran’s electoral system, who is running and the voting process.
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