Iran Cabinet Ministers list 2017 Portfolio Rouhani Cabinet Appointments

Iran Cabinet Ministers list 2017 Portfolio Rouhani Cabinet Appointments

National Presidential election Date: 19 May 2017

The Cabinet of Iran is a formal body composed of government officials, ministers, chosen and led by a President. Its composition must be approved by a vote in the Parliament. According to the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the President may dismiss members of the cabinet, but must do so in writing, and new appointees must again be approved by the Parliament. The cabinet meets weekly on Saturdays in Tehran. There may be additional meetings if circumstances require it. The president chairs the meetings.

Hassan Rouhani was elected as President of Iran in 2013 presidential election and took office on 3 August 2013. He nominated his coalition cabinet members to the parliament for vote of confidence on the next day. 15 out of 18 designated ministers was confirmed by the parliament.


Iran Presidential election Results 2017

  1. Reformist candidate Hassan Rouhani wins to be the President of Iran.

Read: Iran Presidential election Results Live 2017 by provinces

Read: Iran Presidential election Exit Poll Live 2017

Read: Iran Presidential election Voting Live 2017


New Cabinet has not yet been declared but since President Rouhani has been re elected as president of Iran it is likely he may continue with his current cabinet with some reshuffles.

Office Incumbent Party (Affiliation) Since
Presidency      
President Hassan Rouhani Moderation and Development Party 03-08-2013
First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri Executives of Construction Party (R) 04-08-2013
Chief of Staff Mohammad Nahavandian Islamic Coalition Party (P) 04-08-2013
Ministers      
Agricultural Mahmoud Hojjati Islamic Iran Participation Front (R) 15-08-2013
Communication Mahmoud Vaezi Moderation and Development Party 15-08-2013
Labour Ali Rabei Islamic Labour Party (R) 15-08-2013
Culture Reza Salehi Amiri Moderation and Development Party 01-11-2016
Defense Hossein Dehghan Independent 15-08-2013
Finance Ali Tayebnia Independent Reformist 15-08-2013
Education Fakhruddin Ahmadi Danesh-Ashtiani Islamic Iran Participation Front (R) 01-11-2016
Energy Hamid Chitchian Independent 15-08-2013
Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif Independent 15-08-2013
Health Hassan Hashemi Independent 15-08-2013
Business Mohammadreza Nematzadeh Moderation and Development Party 15-08-2013
Intelligence Mahmoud Alavi Resistance Front of Islamic Iran (P) 15-08-2013
Interior Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli Independent Principlist 15-08-2013
Justice Mostafa Pourmohammadi Combatant Clergy Association (P) 15-08-2013
Petroleum Bijan Namdar Zanganeh Executives of Construction Party (R) 15-08-2013
Science Mohammad Farhadi Islamic Association of Iranian Medical Society (R) 26-11-2014
Transportation Abbas Ahmad Akhondi Independent Reformist 15-08-2013
Sports Masoud Soltanifar National Trust Party (R) 01-11-2016
Vice Presidents      
Atomic Energy Ali Akbar Salehi Independent 16-08-2013
Cultural Heritage and Tourism Zahra Ahmadipour Independent Reformist 06-11-2016
Environmental Protection Masoumeh Ebtekar Islamic Iran Participation Front (R) 10-09-2013
Executive Affairs Mohammad Shariatmadari Association for Defence of Revolution Values (R) 08-10-2013
Legal Majid Ansari Association of Combatant Clerics (R) 12-07-2016
Martyrs and Veterans Mohammad-Ali Shahidi Independent 05-09-2013
Parliamentary Hossein Ali Amiri Independent 12-07-2016
National Elites Sorena Sattari Independent 05-10-2013
Supervision and Strategic Mohammad Bagher Nobakht Moderation and Development Party 01-09-2013
Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi Islamic Iran Participation Front (R) 08-10-2013
Administrative and Employment Affairs Jamshid Ansari Independent Reformist 02-08-2016

 


Iran Presidential election Voting Live 2017

  1. 32 million Iranians have voted in election, i.e nearly 57 % turnout.
  2. Polls close at 23:00 PM local time,  voting hours have been extended as the country has seen in previous elections, amid expectations of a high turnout.
  3. Iranians overseas also will vote in over 300 locations, including 55 in the U.S., where more than 1 million Iranians live.
  4. Some 63,500 polling stations opened at 08:00 local time (0330 GMT) Friday for long lines which had already formed around the country where more than 56 million are eligible to vote.

 

Iran Presidential election Results Live 2017

0% votes Counted

Candidate

Vote %

   
   

Electoral system of Iran

The President of Iran is the country's highest directly elected official, the chief of the executive branch, and the second most important position after the Supreme. The armed forces, Chief judiciary system, state television, and other key governmental organizations are under the control of the Supreme. It is also an informal custom that cabinet ministers for sensitive departments like foreign relations and intelligence are coordinated with the Supreme Leader. Of note, the current long-time Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who has been ruling for nearly three decades, has been issuing decrees and making the final decisions on economy, environment, foreign policy, national planning such as population growth, and everything else in Iran. Khamenei also makes the final decisions on the amount of transparency in elections in Iran, and has fired and reinstated Presidential cabinet appointments.


Candidates for Presidential election 2017

Hassan Rouhani , Mohammad Gharazi, Mostafa Mir-Salim, Mohammad Mehdi Zahedi, Hamid Baqai, , Ezzatollah Zarghami.

Iran Parties and leaders

The Association of the Women of the Islamic Republic, Executives of Construction Party, The Freedom Movement of Iran, Islamic Iran Participation Front (IIPF), National Trust, The Office for Strengthening Unity (DTV).

 

Iran Presidential election Results

Iranian presidential election, 2013

Candidate

Party

Votes

%

 

Hassan Rouhani

Moderation and Development Party

18,613,329

50.88

 

Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf

Progress and Justice Population

6,077,292

16.46

 

Saeed Jalili

Stability Front

4,168,946

11.31

 

Mohsen Rezaee

Resistance Front

3,884,412

10.55

 

Ali Akbar Velayati

Front of Followers

2,268,753

6.16

 

Mohammad Gharazi

Independent

446,015

1.22

Valid votes

35,458,747

96.58

Blank or invalid votes

1,245,409

3.42

Total votes cast

36,704,156

100

Registered voters/turnout

50,483,192

72.70

Iran Presidential election 2017 Results Dates Voting Opinion Poll 

Iran Presidential election 2017 exit poll results live Voting

Iran Presidential election 2017 exit poll results live

Iran Presidential election Dates 2017

National Presidential election Date: 19 May 2017

Local elections are scheduled to be held in Iran on 19 May 2017 to elect members of the City and Village Councils simultaneously with the twelfth presidential election. One of the issues that has been raised in the pre-election debate over electoral reforms, especially regarding enforcement, situations of candidates. Executive of elections under previous law was ministry of interior (Government) and there were statements about changing of maintaining law. In addition, the law provided that the candidates must be political men and the meaning of men was not known. The changes began after the protests to the previous election. According to Iranian law, candidates more than 75 years old are eligible to run but their health issues must be checked by the Guardian Council.

Iran Presidential election Exit poll Live 2017

  1. Reformist candidate Hassan Rouhani leading in 12 Iranian provinces while Ebrahim Raisi, representing the conservative camp, is ahead in the poll in 15 provinces
  2. In capital city Tehran, which has an effective role in results, is dominated by Rouhani supporters,
  3. Raeisi has a higher chance in smaller cities and villages

Read: Iran Presidential election Results Live 2017 by provinces

Read: Iran Presidential election Exit Poll Live 2017

Read: Iran Presidential election Voting Live 2017


Iran Presidential election Voting Live 2017

  1. 32 million Iranians have voted in election, i.e nearly 57 % turnout.
  2. Polls close at 23:00 PM local time,  voting hours have been extended as the country has seen in previous elections, amid expectations of a high turnout.
  3. Iranians overseas also will vote in over 300 locations, including 55 in the U.S., where more than 1 million Iranians live.
  4. Some 63,500 polling stations opened at 08:00 local time (0330 GMT) Friday for long lines which had already formed around the country where more than 56 million are eligible to vote.

 

Iran Presidential election Results Live 2017

0% votes Counted

Candidate

Vote %

   
   

Electoral system of Iran

The President of Iran is the country's highest directly elected official, the chief of the executive branch, and the second most important position after the Supreme. The armed forces, Chief judiciary system, state television, and other key governmental organizations are under the control of the Supreme. It is also an informal custom that cabinet ministers for sensitive departments like foreign relations and intelligence are coordinated with the Supreme Leader. Of note, the current long-time Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who has been ruling for nearly three decades, has been issuing decrees and making the final decisions on economy, environment, foreign policy, national planning such as population growth, and everything else in Iran. Khamenei also makes the final decisions on the amount of transparency in elections in Iran, and has fired and reinstated Presidential cabinet appointments.


Candidates for Presidential election 2017

Hassan Rouhani , Mohammad Gharazi, Mostafa Mir-Salim, Mohammad Mehdi Zahedi, Hamid Baqai, , Ezzatollah Zarghami.

Iran Parties and leaders

The Association of the Women of the Islamic Republic, Executives of Construction Party, The Freedom Movement of Iran, Islamic Iran Participation Front (IIPF), National Trust, The Office for Strengthening Unity (DTV).

 

Iran Presidential election Results

Iranian presidential election, 2013

Candidate

Party

Votes

%

 

Hassan Rouhani

Moderation and Development Party

18,613,329

50.88

 

Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf

Progress and Justice Population

6,077,292

16.46

 

Saeed Jalili

Stability Front

4,168,946

11.31

 

Mohsen Rezaee

Resistance Front

3,884,412

10.55

 

Ali Akbar Velayati

Front of Followers

2,268,753

6.16

 

Mohammad Gharazi

Independent

446,015

1.22

Valid votes

35,458,747

96.58

Blank or invalid votes

1,245,409

3.42

Total votes cast

36,704,156

100

Registered voters/turnout

50,483,192

72.70

Iran Presidential election 2017 Results Dates Voting Opinion Poll 

Iran Presidential election 2017 Results live Provinces Candidate Party Vote %

Iran Presidential election 2017 Results live Provinces Candidate

Iran Presidential election Dates 2017

National Presidential election Date: 19 May 2017

Local elections are scheduled to be held in Iran on 19 May 2017 to elect members of the City and Village Councils simultaneously with the twelfth presidential election. One of the issues that has been raised in the pre-election debate over electoral reforms, especially regarding enforcement, situations of candidates. Executive of elections under previous law was ministry of interior (Government) and there were statements about changing of maintaining law. In addition, the law provided that the candidates must be political men and the meaning of men was not known. The changes began after the protests to the previous election. According to Iranian law, candidates more than 75 years old are eligible to run but their health issues must be checked by the Guardian Council.

Read: Iran Presidential election Results Live 2017 by provinces

Read: Iran Presidential election Exit Poll Live 2017

Read: Iran Presidential election Voting Live 2017


Iran Presidential election Results Live 2017

  1. 70 % voter turnout, 40 million votes cast.
  2. According to the early results announced by the Interior Ministry, Rouhani had 22.7 million out of 40 million votes counted so far, Ali Asghar Ahmadi, the head of the election committee, announced on Saturday on state television. His closest rival, Ebrahim Raisi, had 15.4 million votes.
  3. Polls close at 23:00 PM local time,  voting hours have been extended as the country has seen in previous elections, amid expectations of a high turnout.
  4. Iranians overseas also will vote in over 300 locations, including 55 in the U.S., where more than 1 million Iranians live.
  5. Some 63,500 polling stations opened at 08:00 local time (0330 GMT) Friday for long lines which had already formed around the country where more than 56 million are eligible to vote.

 

Iran Presidential election Results Live 2017 by provinces

Candidate Party Votes %
Hassan Rouhani Moderation and Development Party 22796468 56.88%
Ebrahim Raisi Combatant Clergy Association 15452194 38.55%
Mostafa Mir-Salim Islamic Coalition Party 455211 1.13%
Mostafa Hashemitaba Executives of Construction Party 210597 0.52%
Valid votes   38914470 97.09%
Blank or invalid votes   1162259 2.90%
Total votes cast   40076729 100.00%
Registered voters/turnout 564,10,234  

 

Province Rouhani Raisi Mir-Salim Hashemitaba
Alborz        
Ardabil        
Azerbaijan, East        
Azerbaijan, West        
Bushehr        
Chahar Mahaal and Bakhtiari        
Fars        
Gilan        
Golestan        
Hamedan        
Hormozgan        
Ilam        
Isfahan        
Kerman        
Kermanshah        
Khorasan, North        
Khorasan, Razavi        
Khorasan, South        
Khuzestan        
Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad        
Kurdistan        
Lorestan        
Markazi        
Mazandaran        
Qazvin        
Qom        
Semnan        
Sistan and Baluchestan        
Tehran        
Yazd        
Zanjan        

Electoral system of Iran

The President of Iran is the country's highest directly elected official, the chief of the executive branch, and the second most important position after the Supreme. The armed forces, Chief judiciary system, state television, and other key governmental organizations are under the control of the Supreme. It is also an informal custom that cabinet ministers for sensitive departments like foreign relations and intelligence are coordinated with the Supreme Leader. Of note, the current long-time Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who has been ruling for nearly three decades, has been issuing decrees and making the final decisions on economy, environment, foreign policy, national planning such as population growth, and everything else in Iran. Khamenei also makes the final decisions on the amount of transparency in elections in Iran, and has fired and reinstated Presidential cabinet appointments.


Candidates for Presidential election 2017

Hassan Rouhani , Mohammad Gharazi, Mostafa Mir-Salim, Mohammad Mehdi Zahedi, Hamid Baqai, , Ezzatollah Zarghami.

Iran Parties and leaders

The Association of the Women of the Islamic Republic, Executives of Construction Party, The Freedom Movement of Iran, Islamic Iran Participation Front (IIPF), National Trust, The Office for Strengthening Unity (DTV).

 

Iran Presidential election Results

Iranian presidential election, 2013

Candidate

Party

Votes

%

 

Hassan Rouhani

Moderation and Development Party

18,613,329

50.88

 

Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf

Progress and Justice Population

6,077,292

16.46

 

Saeed Jalili

Stability Front

4,168,946

11.31

 

Mohsen Rezaee

Resistance Front

3,884,412

10.55

 

Ali Akbar Velayati

Front of Followers

2,268,753

6.16

 

Mohammad Gharazi

Independent

446,015

1.22

Valid votes

35,458,747

96.58

Blank or invalid votes

1,245,409

3.42

Total votes cast

36,704,156

100

Registered voters/turnout

50,483,192

72.70

Iran Presidential election 2017 Results Dates Voting Opinion Poll 

Iran Municipal Local election 2017 live Voting Results Dates Opinion Exit Poll Candidates

Iran Municipal Local election 2017 live Voting Results

Iran Presidential election Dates 2017

National Presidential election Date: 19 May 2017


Local elections are scheduled to be held in Iran on 19 May 2017 to elect members of the City and Village Councils simultaneously with the twelfth presidential election. One of the issues that has been raised in the pre-election debate over electoral reforms, especially regarding enforcement, situations of candidates. Executive of elections under previous law was ministry of interior (Government) and there were statements about changing of maintaining law. In addition, the law provided that the candidates must be political men and the meaning of men was not known. The changes began after the protests to the previous election. According to Iranian law, candidates more than 75 years old are eligible to run but their health issues must be checked by the Guardian Council.


Iran Presidential election Voting Live 2017

  1. 32 million Iranians have voted in election, i.e nearly 57 % turnout.
  2. Polls close at 23:00 PM local time,  voting hours have been extended as the country has seen in previous elections, amid expectations of a high turnout.
  3. Iranians overseas also will vote in over 300 locations, including 55 in the U.S., where more than 1 million Iranians live.
  4. Some 63,500 polling stations opened at 08:00 local time (0330 GMT) Friday for long lines which had already formed around the country where more than 56 million are eligible to vote.

Iran Presidential election Results Live 2017

0% votes Counted

Candidate

Vote %

   
   

Electoral system of Iran

The President of Iran is the country's highest directly elected official, the chief of the executive branch, and the second most important position after the Supreme. The armed forces, Chief judiciary system, state television, and other key governmental organizations are under the control of the Supreme. It is also an informal custom that cabinet ministers for sensitive departments like foreign relations and intelligence are coordinated with the Supreme Leader. Of note, the current long-time Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who has been ruling for nearly three decades, has been issuing decrees and making the final decisions on economy, environment, foreign policy, national planning such as population growth, and everything else in Iran. Khamenei also makes the final decisions on the amount of transparency in elections in Iran, and has fired and reinstated Presidential cabinet appointments.


Candidates for Presidential election 2017

 



Reformists Supreme Council for Policymaking
The conservative "List of Servitude"
# Candidate Party # Candidate Party
1 Mohsen Hashemi Rafsanjani ECP 1 Mehdi Chamran (i)
2 Mohammad Salari (i) IISP 2 Parviz Sorouri (i) SPIR
3 Morteza Alviri ECP 3 Mohsen Pirhadi (i)
4 Mahmoud Mirlohi UIIPP 4 Jalal Maleki
5 Afshin Habibzadeh ILP 5 Habib Kashani (i)
6 Zahran Nejadbahram AWJ 6 Alireza Dabir (i) PJPII
7 Ali Ata   7 Morteza Talaie (i) PJPII
8 Mohammad-Javad Haghshenas NTP 8 Gholamreza Ghasemian
9 Mohammad Alikhani 9 Ali Riaz IAPI
10 Zahra Sadr-Azam Nouri ARW 10 Mojtaba Shakeri (i) SDIR
11 Arash Milani UIIPP 11 Eghbal Shakeri (i)
12 Ebrahim Amini NTP 12 Reza Taghipour (i)
13 Elham Fakhari UIIPP 13 Babak Negahdari
14 Hassan Khalilabadi IATI 14 Abdolmoghim Nasehi (i) CCA
15 Shahrbanoo Amani ECP 15 Elaheh Rastgou (i)
16 Hojjat Nazari NTP 16 Zohreh Lajevadi FIRS
17 Bahareh Arvin UIIPP 17 Abolfazl Ghanaati (i)
18 Majid Farahani NEDA 18 Mehdi Eghrarian
19 Ahmad Masjed-Jamei (i) 19 Hadi Zakeri PJPII
20 Hassan Rasouli OIF 20 Hamzeh Shakib
21 Nahid Khodakarami 21 Soudeh Najafi ZS

Iran Parties and leaders

The Association of the Women of the Islamic Republic, Executives of Construction Party, The Freedom Movement of Iran, Islamic Iran Participation Front (IIPF), National Trust, The Office for Strengthening Unity (DTV).

 

Iran Presidential election Results

Iranian presidential election, 2013

Candidate

Party

Votes

%

 

Hassan Rouhani

Moderation and Development Party

18,613,329

50.88

 

Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf

Progress and Justice Population

6,077,292

16.46

 

Saeed Jalili

Stability Front

4,168,946

11.31

 

Mohsen Rezaee

Resistance Front

3,884,412

10.55

 

Ali Akbar Velayati

Front of Followers

2,268,753

6.16

 

Mohammad Gharazi

Independent

446,015

1.22

Valid votes

35,458,747

96.58

Blank or invalid votes

1,245,409

3.42

Total votes cast

36,704,156

100

Registered voters/turnout

50,483,192

72.70

Iran Presidential election 2017 Results Dates Voting Opinion Poll 

Iran Municipal Local election 2017 Results Dates Opinion Poll Candidates Parties Voting Voter List 2017 Exit Polls, Past Iranian Presidential election Results, Iran Presidential Elections Results 2017 by party, Iran Cabinet Ministers list, Iran Prime Ministers List, Iran President List

Iran Municipal Local election 2017 Results

Iranian Municipal election schedule 2017

Local elections are held in Iran on 19 May 2017 to elect members of the City and Village Councils simultaneously with the twelfth presidential election

Alliance            Principlists        Reformists
Last election     240 / 479            88 / 479

 


Iran Municipal election Voting Live 2017

  1. Polls close at 18:00 (1330 GMT), but voting hours will most likely be extended as the country has seen in previous elections, amid expectations of a high turnout.
  2. Iranians overseas also will vote in over 300 locations, including 55 in the U.S., where more than 1 million Iranians live.
  3. Some 63,500 polling stations opened at 08:00 local time (0330 GMT) Friday for long lines which had already formed around the country where more than 56 million are eligible to vote.

Iran Local election Candidates 2017

Tehran


Reformists Supreme Council for Policymaking
The conservative "List of Servitude"
# Candidate Party # Candidate Party
1 Mohsen Hashemi Rafsanjani ECP 1 Mehdi Chamran (i)
2 Mohammad Salari (i) IISP 2 Parviz Sorouri (i) SPIR
3 Morteza Alviri ECP 3 Mohsen Pirhadi (i)
4 Mahmoud Mirlohi UIIPP 4 Jalal Maleki
5 Afshin Habibzadeh ILP 5 Habib Kashani (i)
6 Zahran Nejadbahram AWJ 6 Alireza Dabir (i) PJPII
7 Ali Ata   7 Morteza Talaie (i) PJPII
8 Mohammad-Javad Haghshenas NTP 8 Gholamreza Ghasemian
9 Mohammad Alikhani 9 Ali Riaz IAPI
10 Zahra Sadr-Azam Nouri ARW 10 Mojtaba Shakeri (i) SDIR
11 Arash Milani UIIPP 11 Eghbal Shakeri (i)
12 Ebrahim Amini NTP 12 Reza Taghipour (i)
13 Elham Fakhari UIIPP 13 Babak Negahdari
14 Hassan Khalilabadi IATI 14 Abdolmoghim Nasehi (i) CCA
15 Shahrbanoo Amani ECP 15 Elaheh Rastgou (i)
16 Hojjat Nazari NTP 16 Zohreh Lajevadi FIRS
17 Bahareh Arvin UIIPP 17 Abolfazl Ghanaati (i)
18 Majid Farahani NEDA 18 Mehdi Eghrarian
19 Ahmad Masjed-Jamei (i) 19 Hadi Zakeri PJPII
20 Hassan Rasouli OIF 20 Hamzeh Shakib
21 Nahid Khodakarami 21 Soudeh Najafi ZS

Electoral system In Iran

The President of Iran is the country's highest directly elected official, the chief of the executive branch, and the second most IMPORTANT position after the Supreme Leader. Duties are similar to heads of governments in other countries, except that the armed forces, Chief judiciary system, state television, and other key governmental organizations are under the control of the Supreme Leader of Iran. It is also an informal custom that cabinet ministers for sensitive departments like foreign relations and intelligence are coordinated with the Supreme Leader.

Iran Presedential Election 2017 Dates/Timeline/Schedule

10 April – The official registration of candidates begin at the Ministry of Interior.
14 April – The time for registration will be ended at 18:00 IRDT.
24 April – The final list of candidates will be announced by the Ministry of Interior.
27 April – Official propagation campaigns for the final candidates will begin.
17 May – End of campaigns.
19 May – Election date.
20 May – Official results will be announced by Interior Ministry.
1 August – President-elect will meet with Supreme Leader.
3 August – Inauguration of elected President.

Opinion polls for Iran Municipal Election 2017

Information and Public Opinion Solutions LLC (iPOS), based in Virginia, asked a random sample of 10,77 Iranian adults aged 18 and older about the next Municipal election. The poll was conducted on 11–24 March 2016 (excluding March 20) via telephone interviews on landlines and cellular phones. The firm states with 95% confidence that the margin of sampling error is ±3 percentage points.

If Mr. Rouhani and Mr. Ahmadinejad went head-to-head in the coming Municipal election in 2017, who would you vote for?
Preferred president Percentage
Hassan Rouhani

41(%)

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

29(%)

None of the above/Others

10(%)

Undecided/Don't Know

15(%)

No Answer

5(%)

 

Iran Presidential election 2017 live Voting Dates Opinion Exit Poll Candidates

Iran Presidential election 2017 Results Voting Live Dates Opinion Exit Poll

Iran Presidential election Dates 2017

National Presidential election Date: 19 May 2017

 

Iran Presidential election 2017 Results Dates Voting Opinion Poll


Local elections are scheduled to be held in Iran on 19 May 2017 to elect members of the City and Village Councils simultaneously with the twelfth presidential election. One of the issues that has been raised in the pre-election debate over electoral reforms, especially regarding enforcement, situations of candidates. Executive of elections under previous law was ministry of interior (Government) and there were statements about changing of maintaining law. In addition, the law provided that the candidates must be political men and the meaning of men was not known. The changes began after the protests to the previous election. According to Iranian law, candidates more than 75 years old are eligible to run but their health issues must be checked by the Guardian Council.


Iran Presidential election Voting Live 2017

  1. 32 million Iranians have voted in election, i.e nearly 57 % turnout.
  2. Polls close at 23:00 PM local time,  voting hours have been extended as the country has seen in previous elections, amid expectations of a high turnout.
  3. Iranians overseas also will vote in over 300 locations, including 55 in the U.S., where more than 1 million Iranians live.
  4. Some 63,500 polling stations opened at 08:00 local time (0330 GMT) Friday for long lines which had already formed around the country where more than 56 million are eligible to vote.

Read: Iran Presidential election Results Live 2017 by provinces

Read: Iran Presidential election Exit Poll Live 2017

Read: Iran Presidential election Voting Live 2017


Iran Presidential election Results Live 2017

0% votes Counted

Candidate

Vote %

   
   

Electoral system of Iran

The President of Iran is the country's highest directly elected official, the chief of the executive branch, and the second most important position after the Supreme. The armed forces, Chief judiciary system, state television, and other key governmental organizations are under the control of the Supreme. It is also an informal custom that cabinet ministers for sensitive departments like foreign relations and intelligence are coordinated with the Supreme Leader. Of note, the current long-time Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who has been ruling for nearly three decades, has been issuing decrees and making the final decisions on economy, environment, foreign policy, national planning such as population growth, and everything else in Iran. Khamenei also makes the final decisions on the amount of transparency in elections in Iran, and has fired and reinstated Presidential cabinet appointments.


Candidates for Presidential election 2017

Hassan Rouhani , Mohammad Gharazi, Mostafa Mir-Salim, Mohammad Mehdi Zahedi, Hamid Baqai, , Ezzatollah Zarghami.

Iran Parties and leaders

The Association of the Women of the Islamic Republic, Executives of Construction Party, The Freedom Movement of Iran, Islamic Iran Participation Front (IIPF), National Trust, The Office for Strengthening Unity (DTV).

 

Iran Presidential election Results

Iranian presidential election, 2013

Candidate

Party

Votes

%

 

Hassan Rouhani

Moderation and Development Party

18,613,329

50.88

 

Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf

Progress and Justice Population

6,077,292

16.46

 

Saeed Jalili

Stability Front

4,168,946

11.31

 

Mohsen Rezaee

Resistance Front

3,884,412

10.55

 

Ali Akbar Velayati

Front of Followers

2,268,753

6.16

 

Mohammad Gharazi

Independent

446,015

1.22

Valid votes

35,458,747

96.58

Blank or invalid votes

1,245,409

3.42

Total votes cast

36,704,156

100

Registered voters/turnout

50,483,192

72.70

Iran Presidential election 2017 Results Dates Opinion Poll Candidates Parties Voting Voter List 2017 Exit Polls, Past Iranian Presidential election Results, Iran Presidential Elections Results 2017 by party, Iran Cabinet Ministers list, Iran Prime Ministers List, Iran President List

Iran Presidential election 2017 Results Dates Opinion Poll Candidates Parties Voting Voter List 2017 Exit Polls, Past Iranian Presidential election Results, Iran Presidential Elections Results 2017 by party, Iran Cabinet Ministers list, Iran Prime Ministers List, Iran President List

Iranian presidential election schedule 2017

Presidential elections are scheduled to be held in Iran on 19 May 2017, However, they might be held earlier under exceptional circumstances, such as the deposition, resignation or death of the President. It will be the twelfth presidential election in Iran.

 

 


Iran Presidential election Voting Live 2017

  1. 70 % voter turnout, 40 million votes cast.
  2. According to the early results announced by the Interior Ministry, Rouhani had 22.7 million out of 40 million votes counted so far, Ali Asghar Ahmadi, the head of the election committee, announced on Saturday on state television. His closest rival, Ebrahim Raisi, had 15.4 million votes.
  3. Polls close at 23:00 PM local time,  voting hours have been extended as the country has seen in previous elections, amid expectations of a high turnout.
  4. Iranians overseas also will vote in over 300 locations, including 55 in the U.S., where more than 1 million Iranians live.
  5. Some 63,500 polling stations opened at 08:00 local time (0330 GMT) Friday for long lines which had already formed around the country where more than 56 million are eligible to vote.

Iran Presidential election Results Live 2017

Candidate Party Votes %
Hassan Rouhani Moderation and Development Party 22796468 56.88%
Ebrahim Raisi Combatant Clergy Association 15452194 38.55%
Mostafa Mir-Salim Islamic Coalition Party 455211 1.13%
Mostafa Hashemitaba Executives of Construction Party 210597 0.52%
Valid votes   38914470 97.09%
Blank or invalid votes   1162259 2.90%
Total votes cast   40076729 100.00%
Registered voters/turnout 564,10,234  

 

Province Rouhani Raisi Mir-Salim Hashemitaba
Alborz        
Ardabil        
Azerbaijan, East        
Azerbaijan, West        
Bushehr        
Chahar Mahaal and Bakhtiari        
Fars        
Gilan        
Golestan        
Hamedan        
Hormozgan        
Ilam        
Isfahan        
Kerman        
Kermanshah        
Khorasan, North        
Khorasan, Razavi        
Khorasan, South        
Khuzestan        
Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad        
Kurdistan        
Lorestan        
Markazi        
Mazandaran        
Qazvin        
Qom        
Semnan        
Sistan and Baluchestan        
Tehran        
Yazd        
Zanjan        

 

Electoral system In Iran

The President of Iran is the country's highest directly elected official, the chief of the executive branch, and the second most IMPORTANT position after the Supreme Leader. Duties are similar to heads of governments in other countries, except that the armed forces, Chief judiciary system, state television, and other key governmental organizations are under the control of the Supreme Leader of Iran. It is also an informal custom that cabinet ministers for sensitive departments like foreign relations and intelligence are coordinated with the Supreme Leader.

Iran Presedential Election 2017 Dates/Timeline/Schedule

10 April – The official registration of candidates begin at the Ministry of Interior.
14 April – The time for registration will be ended at 18:00 IRDT.
24 April – The final list of candidates will be announced by the Ministry of Interior.
27 April – Official propagation campaigns for the final candidates will begin.
17 May – End of campaigns.
19 May – Election date.
20 May – Official results will be announced by Interior Ministry.
1 August – President-elect will meet with Supreme Leader.
3 August – Inauguration of elected President.

Opinion polls for Iran Presidential Election 2017

Information and Public Opinion Solutions LLC (iPOS), based in Virginia, asked a random sample of 10,77 Iranian adults aged 18 and older about the next presidential election. The poll was conducted on 11–24 March 2016 (excluding March 20) via telephone interviews on landlines and cellular phones. The firm states with 95% confidence that the margin of sampling error is ±3 percentage points.

If Mr. Rouhani and Mr. Ahmadinejad went head-to-head in the coming presidential election in 2017, who would you vote for?
Preferred president Percentage
Hassan Rouhani

41(%)

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

29(%)

None of the above/Others

10(%)

Undecided/Don't Know

15(%)

No Answer

5(%)