Iranian local elections, 1970

Iranian local elections, 1970

September 1970 (1970-09)

960 council seats

The second[1] local elections in Iran, and the first to elect the members of provincial and township councils (Anjoman), were held in September 1970.[2] 960 seats for 150 councils were up for election.[2] New Iran Party gained more than 60% of the votes and 300 out of 960 seats.[2]


  1. "Village, City/Town, Township/Provincial Councils", Iran Almanac and Book of Facts, Echo of Iran, 1974, p. 102
  2. 1 2 3 Ramazani, Rouhollah K. (1974). "Iran's 'White Revolution': a Study in Political Development". International Journal of Middle East Studies. 5 (2): 124–139 (subscription required). JSTOR 162585.

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