Popular Front narrows down potential candidates

April 8, 2017

TEHRAN – On Thursday, the Popular Front of the Islamic Revolution Forces narrowed down its shortlist of potential presidential candidates to five, Tasnim reported.

Their shortlist included Hojjatoleslam Raeisi, who garnered 2,147 votes, followed by Alireza Zakani, a former lawmaker, with 1,546 votes, Mehrdad Bazrpash, also a former lawmaker, with 1,404 votes, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, who is the current mayor of Tehran, with 1,373 votes, and Parviz Fattah, the current head of the Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation, with 994 votes. 

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