Iran

Population Statistics

81,824,270

Total Population

12,273,641

Population with a disability

according to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate

Election Dates

28
feb

Iran Parliament 2020

2020

23 October 2009

Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities


Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran (1979, last amended 1989)

Updated: June 2015

Article 62, section 1 states:

The Islamic Consultative Assembly is constituted by the representatives of the people elected directly and by secret ballot.

 

Excerpt from the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran (1979, last amended 1989)

Presidential Electoral Law (2013)

Updated: June 2015

Article 36 states:

Voters must have the following conditions:…(3) Being sane

 

Excerpt from the Presidential Electoral Law (2013)

Elections Act of the Islamic Consultative Assembly (1999)

Updated: June 2015

Article 27 states:

Voters must meet the following criteria:

  • (1) Citizenship in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
  • (2) At least 15 years of age.
  • (3) Being of sound mind.

 

Excerpt from the Elections Act of the Islamic Consultative Assembly (1999)