Iranian Interior Minister Mostafa Mohammad Najjar announced that his ministry will employ the computer technology in different phases of the next presidential and Islamic City and Village Councils elections in the country, adding that the elections will be fully computerized. “Since a while ago the interior ministry’s elections headquarters has started its task according to the specified time schedule to hold the next rounds of (Islamic City and Village) Councils and presidential elections and the two elections will be held concurrently and in a fully electronic (computerized) form,” Mohammad Najjar told reporters in Tehran today.
He also said that the Iranian voters will go to 70,000 polling stations on June 14 to elect their next president.
In September, the Iranian interior ministry announced that the country will hold the next presidential election on June 14, 2013. Also in December, the ministry said that it has a close watch on all activities related to the upcoming presidential election throughout the country.