607 candidates decide not to run for February 20 polls
A total of 607 candidates, qualified for the upcoming Majlis elections, have decided not to run for the February 20 polls, the Interior Ministry announced on Sunday.
Out of the total number, 544 were men (91.26 per cent) and 53 women (8.73 per cent), the announcement, cited by IRNA, added.
The Guardian Council on Tuesday announced names of 5,625 candidates qualified to run for the 7th Majlis from among a list of 8,144 hopefuls registered for the election.
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