Conservatives set to tighten grip in Iran vote | DW News

Voters in Iran have been called on to cast their ballots for members of parliament and a religious body called the Assembly of Experts. Following the huge demonstrations, the elections are a test of public sentiment toward Iran’s establishment. The country’s leaders are in dire need to legitimize their grip on power. But with frustration with the Islamic regime running high, surveys suggest turnout could hit the lowest point since the 1979 Revolution.


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