Jahangiri files for May 19 presidential elections

IRNA – First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri on Saturday registered to run for Iran’s upcoming presidential elections slated for May 19.

Registration for presidential elections began on April 11 and ended at 18:00 hours local time on Saturday.

Jahangiri was one of the last who came to Iran’s Elections Headquarters located at the Interior Ministry to register for the elections.

The final list of the candidates eligible to run for Iran’s 12th round of presidential election is expected to be announced by the Interior Ministry on April 26–27.

Election campaign will officially begin on April 28 and end on May 17. The Election Day is on May 19.