IRAN Elections to the Islamic Consultative Assembly, February 2016
Luciano Zaccara | Jan 28 2016
On February 26th the first round of the 10th legislative elections to designate the 290 members of the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majles-e Shura-ye Eslami), which is convened every four years, will take place. These will happen together with the 5th elections of the Assembly of Experts (Majles-e Khobregan-e Rahbari), institution formed by 86 clerics,which has the attribution of appointing, confirming and even dismissing the Spiritual Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran. This pre-electoral analysis will focus on the Islamic Consultative Assembly (ICA) legislative elections, leaving for a forthcoming analysis all related to the Assembly of Experts (AoE).