As of yet 58 people submitted registrations for presidential elections in Iran
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 7 /Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/
So far 58 people have submitted their registratons for the upcoming presidential elections in Iran, deputy head of the electoral headquarters, Hassan Ali Nouri said, IRINN reported.
He added that only 4 of those 58 people are politicians.
Official registration of candidates for Iran's upcoming presidential elections started on May 7, and will last until May 11.
From May 12-16, Iran's Guardian Council will look into the each candidate, and determine whether a candidate is eligible for participating.
If a candidate, for some reason is not eligible for participating in the elections according to the Guardian Council, then from May 17-21, that candidate will have time to protest the decision.
Iran's Interior Ministry will unveil the names of the candidates which are competitive enough to participate in the elections on May 22-23.
After the candidates have been determined, the pre-election campaigns would begin on May 24, and end on June 12.