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The Politics of Managing Elections in Iran

The Politics of Managing Elections in Iran

 

Iran’s presidential election will be held on June 14. Under Iran’s election law, observation of the voting process is a crime unless this monitoring is pre-approved. Generally, presidential candidates are only allowed to have one representative at each polling station to monitor the process. In 2009, it was claimed by …

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A Critical Look at Iran’s Out-of-Country Voting Program

A Critical Look at Iran’s Out-of-Country Voting Program

The upcoming presidential elections in Iran is scheduled for June 14, 2013. Iran’s 2009 presidential election was fraught with accusations of fraud and irregularities. While the elections inside Iran received significant international media attention, the results of Iran’s out-of-country voting (external vote) in 2009 did not receive a well-deserved scrutiny. …

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About the Author

Tina Amini

Tina Amini is a pen name for an analyst based in Washington DC who specializes in Iranian elections and domestic politics. Born and raised in Iran, Tina holds a Bachelor‘s degree from Azad University in Tehran and a Master of Laws degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Tina focuses on the Rule of Law and its relation to foreign policy and democratic reform in her writing.

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