Iran’s Supreme Leader casts his vote for parliamentary, Assembly of Experts elections

Tehran, Feb 21, IRNA – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei came to a polling station early Friday morning in Tehran to cast his vote for the 11th parliamentary elections and the mid-term election for the Assembly of Experts.

Voters are to elect 290 lawmakers and seven members of the Assembly of Experts by their ballot papers.

The parliamentary election is being held nationwide while the mid-term Assembly of Experts election takes place in five provinces of Tehran, Qom, North Khorasan, Khorasan Razavi and Fars.

Based on a report from Tehran election headquarters, over nine million people are eligible to vote in today's elections in the Iranian capital.

Overall, more than 57 million people from across Iran are eligible to vote.

The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has stressed on Tuesday that during the upcoming elections, like the previous instances of the anniversary of the Revolution and the commemoration of Lt General Qasem Soleimani, the enemy will fail once again in disappointing Iranian youth.


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