Persian legislative election, 1932

Persian legislative election, 1932

August 1932

All 137 seats to the National Consultative Assembly

Reza Shah issued a royal decree on 15 August 1932 for the ninth parliamentary elections to be held, and the elections started on the following day.[1] The elections are considered fraudulent and "systematically controlled by the royal court".[2]


  1. Robert Michael Burrell, Robert L. Jarman, eds. (1997), Iran: 1931-1934, Iran: Political Diaries, 1881-1965, 9, Archive Editions, p. 215, ISBN 9781852077105
  2. Azimi, Fakhreddin (December 13, 2011) [December 15, 1998]. "ELECTIONS i. UNDER THE QAJAR AND PAHLAVI MONARCHIES, 1906-79". In Yarshater, Ehsan. Encyclopædia Iranica. 4. VIII. New York City: Bibliotheca Persica Press. pp. 345–355. Retrieved March 15, 2016.
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