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Polls Open in Iran Presidential Election

19 Mayo 2017
Irán
Fuente: 
Tasnim News

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Polling stations across Iran opened on Friday morning for the 12th presidential election, the 5th City and Village Councils elections, and the Parliament’s midterm election.

63,429 polling stations across Iran opened at 8 am local time on Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli’s order. Around 14,000 mobile ballot boxes have been also prepared for inaccessible and rural areas.

Iranians headed to the polls as soon as the stations opened to elect the country’s 8th president.

Campaigning begins in Iran presidential election

22 Abr 2017
Irán
Fuente: 
Press TV

Campaigning has begun for Iran's presidential election with incumbent Hassan Rouhani facing a tough battle against Principlists who criticize his handling of the economy.   

Rouhani’s main rivals in the race appear to be Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi, a senior cleric who heads a major charity organization, as well as Tehran Mayor Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf.  

Rouhani’s deputy Es’haq Jahangiri as well as two more low-key candidates are the other contenders who had their qualifications approved by the Guardian Council, Iran’s top vetting body.

Recorded or Live? Decision on broadcasting presidential debates sparks controversy

21 Abr 2017
Irán
Fuente: 
Iran Diplomacy

Wednesday afternoon, Iranian media reported that televised debates among presidential candidates would not be livestreamed, but recorded before being broadcast by state-run TV for the citizens. The decision, according to media, was made in the latest session of the Committee for Monitoring Presidential Election Campaigns, a legal body assigned to guarantee that electoral candidates receive an equal share of public facilities during the campaign period.

Iran's Interior Ministry announces final list of presidential candidates

20 Abr 2017
Irán
Fuente: 
Press TV

Iran’s Interior Ministry on Thursday night gave the following list of candidates (in alphabetical order) vetted by the Guardian Council.

  • Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim
  • Mostafa Hashemi-Taba
  • Es'haq Jahangiri
  • Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf
  • Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi
  • Hassan Rouhani

The vetting body was examining the qualifications of more than 1,600 candidates who registered to run for president for days.

Famous Political Figures Register to Run for Iranian Presidential Election

15 Abr 2017
Irán
Fuente: 
Tasnim News

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A number of famous Iranian political figures, including the brother of the late former president Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, on Saturday submitted their names for registration as candidates in the upcoming presidential election slated for May.

Attending a building of the Interior Ministry in Tehran, Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani registered to run for the 12th presidential polls due to be held on May 19.

Senior Cleric Raisi Registers to Run for Iran’s Presidential Election

14 Abr 2017
Irán
Fuente: 
Tasnim News

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Hojatoleslam Seyed Ebrahim Raisi, the chief custodian of the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (AS) in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad, submitted his name for registration as a candidate in the upcoming presidential election slated for May.  

Raisi arrived on Friday at the Interior Ministry to register as a candidate for the 12th presidential polls due to be held on May 19.

Iran’s incumbent President Rouhani submits name for presidential race

14 Abr 2017
Irán
Fuente: 
Press TV

Iran’s incumbent president, Hassan Rouhani, has put his name down for the upcoming 12th presidential election.

Rouhani arrived at the Iranian Interior Ministry's Election Office on Friday.

The registration process for the May 19 presidential election began on Tuesday and is scheduled to close on Saturday. 

Rouhani has been a member of the Assembly of Experts, the head of the Expediency Council's Center for Strategic Research, and a member of the Expediency Council.

Former President Ahmadinejad Registers for Election

12 Abr 2017
Irán
Fuente: 
Fars News Agency

Ahmadinejad registered for presidential election along with his close aide, former vice-president and head of Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) Hamid Baqayee.

He was also accompanied by his former chief of staff Esfandiar Rahim Mashayee.

Candidates started on Tuesday enrollment for presidential election.

The presidential candidates can enroll for presidential elections on April 11-16.

Iran after Rafsanjani

11 Ene 2017
Irán
Fuente: 
Al Jazeera

Rafsanjani’s death has created power vacuum in Iran’s political centre.

Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is right to be concerned about the loss of one of the leading members of Iran's religious establishment in an election year. "With the loss of Hashemi," he said on Sunday referring to the late Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, "I know no other personality with whom I had such a common and long-term experience in the peaks and valleys of this historic era."

Presidential election could let Iranian pollsters shine

09 Dic 2016
Irán
Fuente: 
Al monitor

During the lead-up to the 2013 Iranian presidential election, the earliest signs of Hassan Rouhani’s initially unanticipated victory came from a surprising source: high-quality polling conducted by Iranian pollsters. In the run-up to the presidential election in May 2017, all signs point to a greater availability of Iranian polling data than in the past.

Rouhani to Run for 2nd Term in Upcoming Presidential Election

25 Oct 2016
Irán
Fuente: 
Fars News Agency
TEHRAN (FNA)- Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli made the first official announcement about President Hassan Rouhani's bid to win a second term in office in the next year presidential election in Iran.

"Yes, I confirm that President Rouhani will be a candidate in the next presidential election," Rahmani Fazli said in an exlusive interview with FNA.

He said that Iran's election headquarters will launch official work in January 2017, and added, "Enrollment of candidates will take place on April10-14, 2017."

Rouhani presents 3 nominees for ministerial posts to parliament

23 Oct 2016
Irán
Fuente: 
Press TV

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has introduced three ministerial nominees to lead the Iranian ministries of sports and youth affairs, education as well as culture and Islamic guidance.

In a letter to Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Sunday, Rouhani named his picks for the three vacant ministerial portfolios for votes of confidence.

The president proposed the current head of the National Library and Archives Organization of Iran, Reza Salehi Amiri, for the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.

Leader Outlines Policies of Iran's Elections

15 Oct 2016
Irán
Fuente: 
Fars News Agency

The Supreme Leader issued the decree according to Article 110 of Iran's Constitution and following his consultations with the country's Expediency Council.

Stipulating the electoral constituencies of Parliament and City Councils based on population, banning foreign funding for electoral campaigns, and preventing electoral offences are among the topics of election policies outlined by the Supreme Leader.

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