The body will be tasked with picking those qualified to aspire for President among the 592 registered.
According to the Council’s spokesman, Abbas Ali Kadkhodaei, only 40 handed in the entirety of the documents demanded for the elections.
The Council of Guardians began examining the files today and will announce the full list by the end of the month.
The organizers aspire to have an electronic system in place for the thirteenth presidential elections in order to streamline the counting of votes.
The candidates must meet four conditions: be older than 40 and younger than 75, be a Muslim, have a degree and experience in management and lack any criminal records.