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Good activity observed at second round of elections - Iran's election commission chairman

Iran Materials 4 May 2012 14:21 (UTC +04:00)
Good activity is being observed at the second round of parliamentary elections, IRIB News quoted Iranian Election Commission Chairman Sulat Mortazavi as saying.
Good activity observed at second round of elections - Iran's election commission chairman

Azerbaijan, Baku, May 4 /Trend T.Jafarov, S. Isayev/

Good activity is being observed at the second round of parliamentary elections, IRIB News quoted Iranian Election Commission Chairman Sulat Murtazavi as saying.

The second round of parliamentary elections began in Iran at 08:00 local time today, which will continue until 18:00.

According to the law, the parliamentary elections must last 10 hours, but if there is a need, the interior minister may extend the voting time.

Thus far, there were no serious violations noticed at the process, according to Iran's Intelligence minister Mostafa Mohammad Najjar.

Murtazavi noted that the second round of elections saw more participants vote than compared to the first round of elections on March 2.

According to the law, the parliamentary elections must last 10 hours, but if there is a need, the interior minister may extend the voting time.

Overall, 130 candidates from 33 constituencies of Iran participate in the elections. Among 130 candidates, 65 will be elected into the country's parliament.

The first meeting of the Iranian parliament is planned to be held on the seventh date of Khordad month 1391 in Islamic calendar (May 27, 2012).

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