An Iranian woman casts her ballot to vote for both parliamentary elections and Assembly of Experts at a polling station at Massoumeh shrine in the holy city of Qom, 130 kms south of Tehran, on February 26, 2016.
Iranians will vote for both parliamentary elections and the Assembly of Experts in an elections billed by the moderate president as vital to curbing conservative dominance in parliament and speeding up domestic reforms after a nuclear deal with world powers. / AFP / BEHROUZ MEHRI

Reformists Win Big in Iran Elections

FEB 29, 2016 – Iranian women and progressive voters swept reformists into office in their recent elections, giving a boost to moderate President Hassan Rouhani, and many say is a response of approval to the recent nuclear deal between Iran and the United States. Read a a good piece about the Iranian election by Ramin Mostaghim and Shashank Bengali on LaTimes here:  (photo credit: / AFP / BEHROUZ MEHRI)

http://www.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-fg-iran-elections-20160228-story.html

 



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