Iran Elections 2020
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.
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.
Iran’s interior ministry has announced the details of the voter turnout in the recent parliamentary elections for each province separately.
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.
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.
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’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.
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.
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.
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.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday cast his ballot in the country's parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections.
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.
Campaigning for Iran’s February 21 legislative elections has drawn to a close one day before the beginning of the voting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’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 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.
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.
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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