Tehran City Council members announced

The final list of the elected members of Tehranâ„¢s Islamic City Council has been announced, Press TV reports.

Some 200,000 candidates ran in the fourth City and Village Islamic Council elections on June 14, concurrent with Iranâ„¢s 11th presidential election.

Mehdi Chamran, Alireza Dabir, Ahmad Masjed-Jamei, Hossein Rezazadeh, Habib Kashani, Hadi Saei, Morteza Talaei, Parviz Soroori, Reza Taqipour and Elahe Rastgoo have received the major votes.

Iranian Olympic gold medalist Rezazadeh was in the fourth place, with Iranâ„¢s former wrestling champion and Olympic gold medalist Alireza Dabir in the second place.

Iranâ„¢s former Taekwando Olympic gold medalist Saei and Abbas Jadidi, former wrestler, ranked the sixth and 29th in the list respectively.

Iranian singer Abdol-Hossein Mokhtabad also ranked 20th.

Tehran Islamic City Council is now made up of 19 principlists and 12 reformists.

Nearly three million ballots were cast for 31 seats of the Tehran Islamic City Council.

The City and Village Islamic Councils are local establishments that are elected by public vote in all cities and villages across Iran. The members are elected for a four-year term.

The Councils are tasked with helping the Islamic Republicâ„¢s social, economic, cultural and educational advancement by encouraging public cooperation.


This article originally appeared on: Press TV