Infographic: Calendar of the Presidential and City and Village Council Elections in Iran - 2017


This year the presidential and city and village councils elections are being simultaneously held in Iran on May 19th. Voting for the two elections takes place on the same day and the timeline and process, including the registration of candidates, vetting and campaign periods for the two elections are paralleled. There are two different observatory bodies overseeing the elections; Iran's Guardian Council oversees the presidential election while a parliamentary committee oversees the city and village elections.

The following infographic outlines the timeline for both elections.