Dec 01, 2019 08:00 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Dec 10, 2019 15:09 Asia/Tehran]
  • Registration of candidates for February's parliamentary elections starts in Iran

Tehran (IP) - Registration of prospective candidates for next February's 11th round of parliamentary elections started at 8 a.m. on Sunday morning in Iran.

Iran Press/Iran news: The process of registering candidates for the 11th round of parliamentary elections officially got underway at 8 a.m. on Sunday morning, in 208 boroughs and districts throughout the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The registration process will end next Saturday 7 December 2019, at 6 p.m. local time.

Parliamentary hopefuls wishing to contest the elections in Tehran can register in the Interior Ministry building in Fatemi Street, or alternatively at the "Chehel-Saraye-Mosalla-Imam-Khomeini" in Motahhari Street, Ali Akbari Street, opposite "Tir Daad" alley.

Deputy Interior Minister responsible for political affairs, Jamal Orf has said about 7000 prospective candidates are contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections this February.

About 26 percent of the candidates are reformists, 34 percent are conservatives (also known as principlists) and about 40 percent are independent candidates.

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