Elections in Iran
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|Government of Islamic Republic of Iran|
Iran elects on national level a head of state and head of government (the president), a legislature (the Majlis), and an "Assembly of Experts" (which elects the Supreme Leader). Also City and Village Council elections are held every four years throughout the country. The president is elected for a four-year term by the people. The Parliament or Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis-e Shura-ye Eslami) has 290 members, elected for a four-year term in multi- and single-seat constituencies. Elections for the Assembly of Experts are held every eight years. All candidates have to be approved by the Guardian Council. See Politics of Iran for more details.
Until January 2007, when it was raised to 18, the voting age was 15 years, the lowest globally at the time.
The most recent presidential election and the most recent local elections were held on 19 May 2017, simultaneously. The most recent parliamentary election and the most recent Assembly of Experts elections were held on 26 February 2016.
Elections since 1979
2017 Presidential election
|Hassan Rouhani||Moderation and Development Party||23,636,652||57.14|
|Ebrahim Raisi||Combatant Clergy Association||15,835,794||38.28|
|Mostafa Mir-Salim||Islamic Coalition Party||478,267||1.16|
|Mostafa Hashemitaba||Executives of Construction Party||214,441||0.52|
|Invalid/blank registered votes||1,200,931||2.90|
|Total registered votes||41,366,085||100|
|Source: Ministry of Interior|
2017 Local election
2016 Assembly of Experts election
2016 Parliamentary election
- O'Toole, Pam (12 March 2008). "Iran's first-time voters split". BBC News. Retrieved 1 May 2010.
- 2013 Iranian general elections
- Iran's local elections will be held with presidential
- Election Data Archives
- The Outcome of Iran’s Parliamentary Elections
- Iran Data Portal, Princeton University
- Iran Electoral Archive, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies
- Results of parliamentary elections, Inter-Parliamentary Union
- Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive