Iranian local elections, 2013

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Iranian local elections, 2013
Iran
2006 ←
14 June 2013 → 2017
Alliance Principlists Reformists
Major City Seats[1]
240 / 479
88 / 479
Major City Seats
Percentage
50.1% 18.37%

The Iranian local elections took place on 14 June 2013 to elected members of the fourth council of the City and Village Councils of Iran.[2] This election was held by a general election with presidential election. The original date of the election was in June 2010 but Parliament of Iran voted to increase age of the councils from 4 to 7 years. The councils will began their work one month after the election to elect the new mayors.[3] Officials said special inspectors have been charged with monitoring more than 67,000 polling stations nationwide. Over 200,000 candidates have been qualified to run for both city and rural council seats. More than 126,000 seats are up for grab in the elections.[4]

Background[edit]

The city and village councils are local establishments that are elected by public vote in all cities and villages across the country. Council members in each city or village are elected for a four-year term. The councils are tasked with helping the Islamic Republic’s social, economic, cultural and educational advancement by encouraging public participation in social affairs. The city councils also elects city mayors.

Registrations[edit]

The registration of candidates was toke place from 15 to 20 April 2013. The Guardian Council was announced the final candidates on 16 May 2013. The candidates that failed to enter to the election had a four days timeout for protest.[5][6]

Members[edit]

The councils have 124,700 original members; with the allowance members, it reaches to 207,587 members.[7] This is different from the previous election.[8]

Population Num. of members
20,000 or less 5 (original) +2 (allowance)
20, 000 to 50,000 7 + 3
50,000 to 100,000 9 + 4
100,000 to 200,000 11 + 5
200,000 to 500,000 13 + 6
50,000 to 1,000,000 15 + 7
1,000,000 to 2,000,000 21 + 8
2,000,000 or more 25 + 10
Tehran 31 + 12

Election summary[edit]

Ministry of Interior have announced that election will be held by electoral vote in fourteen provinces.[9] The candidates can began their publicity from 6 June and it will be end 24 hours before the election.[10] According to Interior Minister, Mostafa Mohammad Najjar a number of 352,165 persons have enrollment.[11]

Results[edit]

According to mohajernews.net Conservatives won 70% of the councils, while Reformists won 21% of them. Newly Moderates also won 9% of the councils.[12] Conservatives won 18 and Reformists 13 seats in Tehran City Council.[13]

Major Cities[edit]

Khabar Online published the results of the election in 9 major cities, according to electoral lists. Those who did not count as Principlist or Reformist, were Independents:[14]

City Principlists Reformists Independents
Tehran
18 / 31 (58%)
13 / 31 (42%)
0 / 31 (0%)
Mashhad
24 / 25 (96%)
0 / 25 (0%)
1 / 25 (4%)
Isfahan
10 / 21 (48%)
3 / 21 (14%)
8 / 21 (38%)
Shiraz
13 / 21 (62%)
0 / 21 (0%)
8 / 21 (38%)
Karaj
6 / 21 (29%)
0 / 21 (0%)
15 / 21 (71%)
Qom
20 / 21 (95%)
0 / 21 (0%)
1 / 21 (5%)
Tabriz
9 / 21 (43%)
2 / 21 (10%)
10 / 21 (48%)
Arak
10 / 15 (67%)
0 / 15 (0%)
5 / 15 (33%)
Bushehr
3 / 11 (27%)
1 / 11 (9%)
7 / 11 (64%)
Total
113 / 187 (60%)
19 / 187 (10%)
55 / 187 (29%)

Fars News Agency also published a detailed report for province capitals, with the results as following:[1]







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Province capital seats won by political factions according to Fars News Agency report.[1]

  Principlists (50.1%)
  Reformists (18.37%)
  Independents (31.52%)
City Principlists Reformists Independents
Tehran
16 / 31 (52%)
13 / 31 (42%)
2 / 31 (6%)
Mashhad
24 / 25 (96%)
0 / 25 (0%)
1 / 25 (4%)
Tabriz
7 / 21 (33%)
2 / 21 (10%)
12 / 21 (57%)
Isfahan
15 / 21 (71%)
3 / 21 (14%)
3 / 21 (14%)
Ahwaz
11 / 21 (52%)
3 / 21 (14%)
7 / 21 (33%)
Qom
20 / 21 (95%)
0 / 21 (0%)
1 / 21 (5%)
Shiraz
16 / 21 (76%)
2 / 21 (10%)
6 / 21 (29%)
Karaj
3 / 21 (14%)
0 / 21 (0%)
18 / 21 (86%)
Rasht
3 / 15 (20%)
8 / 15 (53%)
4 / 15 (27%)
Urmia
9 / 15 (60%)
0 / 15 (0%)
6 / 15 (40%)
Kermanshah
7 / 15 (47%)
4 / 15 (27%)
4 / 15 (27%)
Arak
13 / 15 (87%)
0 / 15 (0%)
2 / 15 (13%)
Hamedan
10 / 15 (67%)
0 / 15 (0%)
5 / 15 (33%)
Kerman
9 / 15 (60%)
3 / 15 (20%)
3 / 15 (20%)
Gorgan
6 / 13 (46%)
7 / 13 (54%)
0 / 13 (0%)
Zanjan
6 / 13 (46%)
2 / 13 (15%)
5 / 13 (38%)
Yazd
2 / 13 (15%)
8 / 13 (62%)
3 / 13 (23%)
Sari
7 / 13 (54%)
3 / 13 (23%)
3 / 13 (23%)
Khorramabad
5 / 13 (38%)
0 / 13 (0%)
8 / 13 (62%)
Sanandaj
8 / 13 (62%)
2 / 13 (15%)
3 / 13 (23%)
Bandar Abbas
9 / 13 (69%)
0 / 13 (0%)
4 / 13 (31%)
Ardabil
6 / 13 (46%)
0 / 13 (0%)
7 / 13 (54%)
Qazvin
9 / 13 (69%)
2 / 13 (15%)
2 / 13 (15%)
Bojnurd
0 / 13 (0%)
0 / 13 (0%)
13 / 13 (100%)
Semnan
7 / 11 (64%)
2 / 11 (18%)
2 / 21 (10%)
Shahrekord
7 / 11 (64%)
2 / 11 (18%)
2 / 11 (18%)
Bushehr
4 / 11 (36%)
4 / 11 (36%)
3 / 11 (27%)
Ilam
2 / 11 (18%)
3 / 11 (27%)
6 / 11 (55%)
Birjand
2 / 11 (18%)
5 / 11 (45%)
4 / 11 (36%)
Yasuj
0 / 11 (0%)
0 / 11 (0%)
11 / 11 (100%)
Zahedan
0 / 9 (0%)
9 / 9 (100%)
0 / 9 (0%)
Total
240 / 479 (50%)
88 / 479 (18%)
151 / 479 (32%)

Tehran[15][edit]

# Candidate List Votes %
R[16] PV[17] PJP[18] FF[19] SF[20]
31 Sitting Members[21]
1 Mehdi Chamran Yes Yes 566,614 25.26
2 Alireza Dabir Yes 400,677 17.86
3 Ahmad Masjed-Jamei Yes Yes 281,548 12.55
4 Hossein Rezazadeh Yes 270,390 12.05
5 Habib Kashani Yes 266,533 11.88
6 Hadi Saei 260,457 11.61
7 Morteza Talaie Yes 242,386 10.80
8 Parviz Sarvari Yes Yes 199,956 8.91
9 Reza Taghipour Yes Yes 186,020 8.91
10 Elaheh Rastgou Yes 179,982 8.02
11 Abbas Sheybani Yes Yes Yes 173,277 7.72
12 Esmaeil Dousti Yes Yes 158,707 7.07
13 Ahmad Donyamali Yes Yes Yes 157,277 7.01
14 Mohammad Salari Yes Yes 155,138 6.91
15 Mohammad-Mehdi Tondgouyan Yes 154,921 6.90
16 Fatemeh Daneshvar Yes 144,792 6.45
17 Ahmad Hakimipour Yes 137,694 6.13
18 Mohammad Haghani Yes 135,100 6.02
19 Mojtaba Shakeri Yes Yes 130,269 5.80
20 Abdolhossein Mokhtabad Yes Yes 129,969 5.79
21 Rahmatollah Hafezi Yes Yes 129,832 5.78
22 Abolfazl Ghana'ati Yes Yes 127,664 5.69
23 Eghbal Shakeri Yes Yes 127,558 5.68
24 Mehdi Hojjat (Resigned) Yes Yes Yes 135,100 5.67
25 Gholamreza Ansari Yes 126,500 5.64
26 Masoumeh Abad Yes 122,790 5.47
27 Abolmoghim Nasehi Yes 119,826 5.34
28 Mohsen Sorkhou Yes 118,745 5.29
29 Abbas Jadidi 117,503 5.23
30 Mohsen Pirhadi Yes 114,495 5.10
31 Mohammad Mehdi Moffateh (Resigned) Yes Yes 114,439 5.10
12 Alternate Members[22]
32 Masoud Soltanifar (Resigned) Yes 114,118 5.08
33 Valiollah Shojapourian (Entered council) Yes 110,696 4.93
34 Ali Saberi (Entered council) Yes 109,411 4.87
35 Afshin Habibzadeh Yes Yes 108,059 4.81
36 Hossein Khalilabadi Yes 106,731 4.75
37 Zahra Sadre'azam-Nouri Yes 105,896 4.72
38 Faezeh Dolati Yes 105,675 4.71
39 Abbas Mirza-Aboutalebi Yes 104,591 4.66
40 Abbas Masjedi-Arani Yes 104,273 4.64
41 Adel Abdi Yes 104,176 4.64
42 Khosro Daneshjou Yes 103,949 4.63
43 Hassan Ghafourifard Yes Yes 101,822 4.54
Valid Votes 2,242,662
Total Votes 2,786,357

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "فارس گزارش می دهد اصولگرایان پیروز انتخابات شوراها". Fars News Agency. Retrieved March 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ the date of the local election have announced
  3. ^ City Councils law Ministry of Interior
  4. ^ Iran’s city councils candidates start campaigns for June vote Press TV, 7 June 2013
  5. ^ The date of registrations of the 2013 local elections Khoorna
  6. ^ The registrations date will not renewed 118 Khabar
  7. ^ The end of the time for 207,587 seats
  8. ^ Changes at the 2013 elections
  9. ^ Electoral voted in 14 provinces
  10. ^ From A to Z in the local elections 2013
  11. ^ 352,166 persons entered to the elections, from 25 to 100 years old
  12. ^ اصولگرایان پیروز انتخابات شوراها در مراکز 30 استان
  13. ^ جزئیات منتخبان دوره چهارم شورای شهر تهران+جدول Pars News
  14. ^ "سهم گروه‌های سیاسی از چهارمین انتخابات شورای شهر در تهران و ۸ شهر بزرگ". Khabar Online. July 2013. Retrieved March 10, 2015. 
  15. ^ "آگهی نتیجه انتخابات چهارمین دوره شورای اسلامی شهر تهران" (PDF) (in Persian). Ministry of Interior. 18 July 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 10 February 2016. 
  16. ^ "لیست اصلاح طلبان در انتخابات شورای شهر تهران + اسامی". Asr-e-Iran (in Persian). 9 June 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2016. 
  17. ^ "لیست صدای ملت برای انتخابات شورای شهر اعلام شد؛ ترکیبی از اصولگرایان و اصلاح‌طلبان". Khabaronline (in Persian). 9 June 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2016. 
  18. ^ "لیست ائتلاف پیشرفت و عدالت ایران اسلامی اعلام شد". Fars News Agency (in Persian). 9 June 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2016. 
  19. ^ "فهرست جبهه پیروان برای شورای شهر". Entekhab (in Persian). 9 June 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2016. 
  20. ^ "فهرست نهایی جبهه پایداری در انتخابات شورای شهر تهران". Asr-e-Iran (in Persian). 9 June 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2016. 
  21. ^ "فرمانداری لیست شورای‌شهر تهران را اعلام کرد/ چمران با ۵۶۶ هزار رای، اول- مفتح با ۱۱۴ هزار رای سی و یک". Khabaronline (in Persian). Retrieved 17 February 2016. 
  22. ^ "اعضای علی‌البدل شورای شهر تهران مشخص شدند". Khabaronline (in Persian). Retrieved 17 February 2016. 

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