Iranian legislative election, 2000

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Iranian legislative election, 2000
Iran
1996 ←
18 February and 5 May 2000
→ 2004

All 290 seats to the Islamic Consultative Assembly
146 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Mahdavi Kani.jpg AkbarHashemiRafsanjani.jpg
Leader Mohammad Reza Khatami Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Party Mosharekat CCA ECP
Alliance Reformists Conservatives Constructions
Leader's seat Tehran - -
Last election 80 110 -
Seats won 189 54 42
Percentage 65% 19% 14%

Speaker before election

Ali Akbar Nategh-Nouri
CCA

Elected Speaker

Mehdi Karroubi
ACC

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Iranian parliamentary elections, 2000, was held for the sixth parliament of Iran (2000-2004). The Council of Guardians approved the 5000 candidates to run for the office.[1]

The election was swept by reformist parties, such as the Islamic Iran Participation Front. They won 189 out of 290 seats in the Majlis, with conservatives winning 54, Constructions 42.[2][3]

e • d Summary of the 10 February and 23 May 2000 Majlis of Iran election results
Orientiation of candidates Votes % Seats % of Seats
Reformists 189 65%
Conservatives 54 19%
Constructions 42 14%
Armenians recognized minority religion 2 0.6%
Chaldean and Assyrian Catholic recognized minority religion 1 0.3%
Jewish recognized minority religion 1 0.3%
Zoroastrian recognized minority religion 1 0.3%
Total 38,726,386 100 290 100
Source: nationsencyclopedia

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sahliyeh, Emile (2002). "The reforming elections in Iran, 2000–2001". Electoral Studies 21. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "مجلس ششم آخرين جلسه خود را تشکيل داد". BBC. May 2004. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Iran - Political parties". Encyclopedia of the Nations. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 

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