Iran’s election timetable

Issue 1034 - 23 Mar 2017
Election hopefuls have a few more weeks to sort themselves out before Iran holds its 12th presidential election. Candidate nominations will open for five days from 11 April. That will be followed by a vetting process by the Guardian Council which will end on 26 April. Many names are likely to be excluded at this stage. The campaign proper will run from 27 April to 18 May. The first round of voting is due on 19 May.

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