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The upcoming Iranian elections you haven’t heard about

As Iran is about to hold city council elections, conservatives are bracing themselves for a fierce competition with Reformists and moderates.
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Candidates are gradually beginning to register to run in Iran’s upcoming city council elections, which are to be held concurrently with the May 19 presidential vote.

The contest for the powerful Tehran City Council has always been one of the most controversial in Iran. During the past decade or so, the conservatives have been able to hold the majority, but this year, Reformists and allied moderates are determined to seize power by focusing on the weak spots of the ruling council.

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