News ID: 256369
Published: 0146 GMT July 26, 2019

Tehran holds elections to choose Islamic City Council assistants

Tehran holds elections to choose Islamic City Council assistants
MEHR

The Iranian capital held local elections to choose assistants to the Islamic City Council of Tehran.

The elections were held in 352 constituencies. 

Hamid Tahayei, secretary of the council’s executive committee, said on Thursday that some 7,000 fully-electronic ballot boxes will be used in 1,700 polling stations, Press TV reported.

A total of 12,328 candidates had registered for the election, some 12,030 of which were qualified to run in the elections.

Fifty-six candidates were disqualified from running in the elections and the rest were lifted out due to incomplete documents.

Tahayei said that final results are likely to be announced today since the voting system is fully electronic.

Tehran’s council over the Iranian capital, elects mayors and decides budgets of the Municipality of Tehran.

 

   
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