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Iran Elections 2020

‘Biden’s Victory to Keep Iran’s Hardliners from Winning 2021 Votes’

A senior Iranian politician says if Joe Biden wins the US elections this year, hardliners will have little chance to win the 2021 presidential elections in Iran.

Newly-Elected Female Politician Dies of Coronavirus in Iran

Fatemeh Rahbar, a conservative politician who had recently been elected as one of the 30 representatives of Tehran in the Iranian Parliament, has died of COVID-19.

Interior Ministry Releases Details of Turnout in Iran Elections 2020

Iran’s interior ministry has announced the details of the voter turnout in the recent parliamentary elections for each province separately.

Iran Says 42.5% of Eligible Voters Took Part in Elections

Iran's interior minister says over 24 million Iranians, out of a total of about 58 million eligible voters, took part in the recent parliamentary elections, putting the overall voter turnout at 42.57 percent.

Iran’s Leader Hails High Voter Turnout Despite Foreign Propaganda Campaigns

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has thanked the Iranian people for their high turnout in the February 21 elections despite propaganda campaigns by foreign media.

Reformists Put on Compulsory Leave by Guardian Council: Iranian Daily

A report by Iranian reformist newspaper Etemad has blamed the country’s Guardian Council for preventing the reformist figures from running for parliamentary seats, saying the candidates affiliated with the reformists have been practically granted compulsory leave for the next term of the Parliament.

Iran First VP Hails Parliamentary Election Turnout

Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has hailed the people’s turnout in the country’s legislative elections, saying that fortunately reports from various places suggest the people have participated in this year’s elections as passionate as in previous rounds.

Voting in Remote Iranian Village

People cast their votes in a ballot box taken to the impassable snowy villages of Kouhrang in western Iran. Photo by Pantea Nikzad, Mehr News Agency

Iran Elections: Voting Finishes as Counting Begins

Iran's election authorities have extended voting for two more hours as people queue up to cast their votes in the country’s parliamentary election on Friday.

Iran Downplays US Sanctions on Iran Guardian Council Members

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has shrugged off the new US sanctions against members of Iran’s Guardian Council as a sign of failure of the US policy of maximum pressure.

Iran Elections 2020: Fingerprinting Optional over Coronavirus Fear

A new decree issued by Iran’s Election Headquarters has obviated the need for fingerprints on the ballot papers in the ongoing elections as part of preventive measures to avoid coronavirus in the country.

President Rouhani Casts His Vote in Iran Elections

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday cast his ballot in the country's parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections.

Iran Elections 2020: Voters Start Casting Ballots

Iranian people have started casting their votes in the country's parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections.

Conservatives Form Coalition ahead of Iran Parliamentary Election

An elite group of Iranian principlists, known as the Forces of the Revolution, have finally reached a consensus on forming an alliance to secure all of the 30 parliamentary seats allocated to Tehran, just a few days ahead of the election day.

Election Campaign in Iran Ends as Countdown to Parliamentary Vote Begins

Campaigning for Iran’s February 21 legislative elections has drawn to a close one day before the beginning of the voting.

IRGC Urges Large Turnout in Feb. 21 Iran Legislative Vote

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has invited people from all walks of life to turn out en masse in the February 21 parliamentary elections.

People’s Solidarity to Bring US Back to Negotiating Table: President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the people’s solidarity and huge turnout in the upcoming parliamentary elections will force the US to once again come to the negotiating table and regret its mistakes.

People’s Huge Turnout in Elections to Foil US-Israeli Plots: Iran Leader

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says people’s turnout in elections will thwart many of the wicked intentions that the United States and Israel are nursing against Iran.

US Must Explain Why Its Own Elections Ignore Majority Vote: Iran

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has rejected irrelevant remarks made by some US officials about elections in Iran, saying the US officials had better clear ambiguities about the mechanism of their own elections.

Iranians Don’t Need US Prescriptions for Democracy: Official

Iran’s Guardian Council Spokesman Abbas Ali Kadkhodaei has responded to US Representative for Iran Brian Hook’s mocking of the Islamic Republic’s parliamentary elections, reminding him of Donald Trump’s recent “disgraceful” request for “foreigners’” help with his presidential election campaign.

Iran Reformist Camp Not to Field Any Nominees in Tehran Constituency

The Iranian reformist camp will present no electoral list in Tehran constituency in the upcoming legislative election due to be held on February 21.

Iran Elections 2020: Rouhani Announces Law on Financial Transparency of Campaigns

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has signed and announced the “Law on Transparency and Supervision of the Financing of Campaigns in the Parliamentary Elections" to the country’s ministry of interior for execution.

Reformists Undecided Whether to Field Candidates in Iran Elections

Reformists have met to decide whether or not to field candidates in the upcoming parliamentary election in Iran, slated for February 21, following the Guardian Council’s massive disqualification of their candidates.

Iran Official Calls for People’s Massive Turnout in Elections

Chief of Staff of the President of Iran Mahmoud Vaezi says the people’s massive presence in the upcoming rallies marking the anniversary of the 1979 Revolution, and their huge turnout in the Parliamentary election on 21 February will certainly foil the plots and pressures of the enemies.

14,000 Apply for Candidacy at Iran Parliamentary Elections

The process of registering candidates for running in Iran’s parliamentary elections, slated for February 2020, has come to an end with around 14,000 people applying for candidacy, according to Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli.

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