Photos by ISNA photographers
In many Iranian cities, supporters of various presidential candidates have taken to the streets to campaign for their favorite candidate. These photos show the election excitement in Tehran which reached a high on Wednesday night.
Campaigning for the presidency and for City Council positions ended at 8 AM today, Thursday June 13, and candidates are no longer allowed to engage in any form of advertisement. According to elections laws, advertising must end 24 hours prior to the actual elections. The elections are set for Friday, June 14.
Eight men were approved by the Guardian Council to run for president, out of which two have dropped out of the race.
Iran's Reformists Consolidate Behind Rohani, But Can He Win? - Iran's reformist movement is now backing a sole candidate: Hassan Rohani. But how far he can go in the June 14 election and how much he could realize reformists' hopes remain open questions. -Charles Recknagel, RFE 6/12/13
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