As Iranians vote Friday, most moderate candidates are left off ballots

February 25, 2016 6:51 PM

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As Iranians vote Friday, most moderate candidates are left off ballots

Iranians vote Friday in national elections that once had the potential to be pivotal until almost every would-be candidate advocating reform was barred from running.

With only a limited number of moderates and reformers on the ballot, analysts say the election is unlikely to foreshadow a history-making moment of change in Iran. The parliament and many other government bodies will continue to be dominated by conservatives, constraining the ability of Hassan Rouha...

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