Islamic Republic of IRAN
Until January 2007, when it was raised to 18, the voting age was 15 years, the lowest globally at the time.
The most recent presidential election and the most recent local elections were held on 14 June 2013, simultaneously for the first time. The most recent parliamentary election and the most recent Assembly of Experts elections were held on 26 February 2016.
Presidential elections are scheduled to be held in Iran on 19 May 2017. It will be the twelfth presidential election in Iran. Local elections will be held alongside of this election.
On 20 April 2017, Guardian Council announced a list of 6 approved candidates. The list is contains incumbent president Hassan Rouhani, Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri, Astan Quds Razavi chairman Ebrahim Raisi, Tehran Mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, Mostafa Mir-Salim and Mostafa Hashemitaba. The nomination of former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his vice president Hamid Baqai was rejected by the council.
|Population (in 2016) : 82,800,000||Registered Voters (in 2017) : 56,410,234|
|Vote Cast (in 2017) : 42,410,532||Valid Votes (in 2017) : 41,220,131|
|Iranian Islamic Consultative Assembly||ASSEMBLY|
|Assembly of Experts for Leadership||UPPER HOUSE|
|Supreme Leader of Iran||CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY|