Meet the Candidates Running in Iran’s Presidential ‘Election’

  The Iranian regime has approved of six presidential candidacies, disqualifying over 1,600 -- including over 130 women -- who filed to run. The “election” will be held on May 19, followed by a runoff between the top two vote-getters if no candidate wins a majority. Before reviewing the candidates, we should look at how this sham “election” takes place. To run for president in Iran, the Guardian Council must approve of the candidacy. Only six of over 1,600 candidacies were approved. Thus, it must be assumed that any distinction being mentioned between “moderate” and “conservative” candidates is very minor.…
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