The last day of registration of candidates for the 14th term of the presidential elections

After the 1357 Iranian Revolution, the position of the president was defined in the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran, approved in 1358. With the removal of the post of prime minister in the constitutional amendment approved in 1368, the position, powers, and duties of the presidency in Iran underwent a fundamental transformation. Any president can remain in office for another 4-year term with the people’s vote. In Iran, the Guardian Council is responsible for verifying the qualifications of election candidates and monitoring the elections. According to Article 117 of the Constitution, winning a candidate in the first stage of the presidential election requires an “absolute majority” of the votes of the “participants” in the election.