Moderates push for chance to compete in Iran’s snap presidential election

Issue 1188 - 04 Jun 2024 | 4 minute read

More than 80 men and women registered to stand in the Iranian presidential election being held later this month, but the number actually allowed to compete is likely to be in the single figures once the Guardian Council vets all the prospective candidates. Unlike the last election in 2021, there appears to be a chance that some moderate figures will be allowed to run on 28 June.

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