Monitoring the documentary “Iran and the Presidential Race”, the Iranian presidential elections are a pivotal scene at the local and international levels; Voters are preparing for the presidential election at a crucial time for the country.
Regarding the possible impact that the election results will have on Iranian politics, journalist and political researcher Muhammad Muhajiri considered relations with the West beyond repair, but he expected that the Islamic Republic would adopt the logic that it cannot coexist with the world if it returns to the principle of nail-and-teeth fighting. .
As for the journalist and political expert, Abbas Salimi, he ruled out any impact of the presidential elections on Iranian foreign policy, all of whose principles are decided by Mr. Khamenei and nothing will change.
The competition is between conservative currents represented by 5 candidates, and between a candidate representing a moderate current, and another independent with a moderate reform orientation, and the Iranian presidential elections are accompanied by significant interim challenges, including the economic crisis, especially in light of the repercussions of the Corona pandemic, in addition to the effects of strict US sanctions. during the past years.
Expectations of the expected turnout in the presidential elections also oscillate against fears that it will come like the parliamentary elections, which recorded the lowest unprecedented turnout in the country’s history.
As for the electoral behavior of many groups of the Iranian people, it is linked to what they expect from the prospective presidential candidate, especially with regard to the living situation, corruption issues and facing unemployment.