Election Office (Iran)

Election Office
Election commission overview
Jurisdiction Iran
Headquarters Tehran, Iran
Minister responsible
Election commission executive
  • Mohammad-Hossein Moghimi, Head[1]
Parent department Ministry of Interior

The Election Office (Persian: ستاد انتخابات کشور) is the body charged for implementation of election procedures in Iran and is subordinate to the Ministry of Interior.[1]

List of Heads

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Date appointed Name Elections held Minister President
1997 Mostafa Tajzadeh 1998 experts
1999 councils
2000 parliament
Abdolvahed Mousavi Lari Mohammad Khatami
2001Morteza Moballegh2001 president
2003 councils
2004 parliament
2005 president
7 October 2006[2] Mojtaba Samareh Hashemi2006 councils/experts Mostafa Pourmohammadi Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
24 November 2007[3] Alireza Afshar2008 parliament
16 March 2009[4] Kamran Daneshjoo2009 presidentSadegh Mahsouli
17 May 2011[5] Sowlat Mortazavi2012 parliament
2013 president
Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar
12 April 2015[6] Mohammad-Hossein Moghimi2016 parliament/expertsAbdolreza Rahmani FazliHassan Rouhani

See also


  1. 1 2 "Polls close across Iran". Mehr News Agency. 26 February 2016. Retrieved 11 August 2016.
  2. ثمره هاشمی رییس ستاد انتخابات کشور شد. Donya-e-Eqtesad (in Persian). 7 October 2006. Retrieved 17 August 2016.
  3. افشار رئیس ستاد انتخابات کشور شد. Tabnak (in Persian). 24 November 2007. Retrieved 17 August 2016.
  4. کامران دانشجو رئیس ستاد انتخابات کشور شد. Mehr News Agency (in Persian). 16 March 2009. Retrieved 17 August 2016.
  5. سیدصولت مرتضوی ‌رئیس ستاد انتخابات کشور ‌شد. Aftab News Agency (in Persian). 17 May 2011. Retrieved 17 August 2016.
  6. مقیمی رئیس ستاد انتخابات کشور شد. Tasnim News Agency (in Persian). 12 April 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2016.

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