Iran election results to be announced all at once: Interior minister
Iran’s interior minister says the results of the country’s upcoming presidential election will be announced all at once, and not at different stages.

Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli made the remarks in a televised interview on Tuesday, saying this has been enshrined in Iran’s Presidential Election Law, Press TV reported.

Given that some candidates have abandoned their bids and some alliances have been formed to strengthen certain campaigns, it is estimated that the polls would not head into a second round, he added.

The electorate will head to the polls on Friday to choose among incumbent President Hassan Rouhani, Ebrahim Raeisi, who has served in different capacities at the Iranian Judiciary, Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim, a current member of Iran’s Expedience Council, and Mostafa Hashemi-Taba, a former vice president.

Iranians will also choose members of Iran’s City and Village Councils in separate elections on the same day.

“We are well prepared to hold the elections and have no concerns in the area,” Rahmani-Fazli asserted.

The minister said the voters can cast their ballots at more than 63,000 stations, and that about 1.5 million staffers, 70,000 monitors and 350,000 security enforcement personnel will be assisting with the election process.

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News Code: 15947  |  Date: 2017/05/17  |  Time: 11 : 38

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