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Pervasive Coalition of Reformists: The Second Step (Persian: ائتلاف فراگير اصلاح‌طلبان: گام دوم‎), named The List of Hope (Persian: لیست امید‎) by Mohammad Khatami,[1] was the sole coalition and electoral list affiliated with the Iranian reform movement for the 2016 legislative election. The group also endorsed candidates for the 2016 Assembly of Experts election. Reformists backed a list of 236 candidates for the Parliament and 77 for the Assembly of Experts, even though many of them are not reformists but moderate-leaning figures.[2]

Pervasive Coalition of Reformists

ائتلاف فراگير اصلاح‌طلبان
ChairmanAli Soufi
SpokespersonMahmoud Mirlohi
Head of Policymaking CouncilMohammad Reza Aref
FractionHope
IdeologyReformism
National affiliationIranian Reformists
Colours     Persian Blue
Slogan"Hope and Serenity, Economic Bloom"

The coalition includes Council for Coordinating the Reforms Front member groups, National Trust Party (close to Mehdi Karroubi), newly established Union of Islamic Iran People Party, Moderation and Development Party (close to Hassan Rouhani) and the principlist Followers of Velayat faction led by Ali Larijani.

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Allied groupsEdit

Endorsing non-membersEdit

Electoral performanceEdit

Year Body Seats Ref
2016 Parliament [5]
Assembly of Experts [5]

EndorsementsEdit

PresidentsEdit

Speakers of the ParliamentEdit

Political figuresEdit

Directors, actors and actressesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "حمایت چهره‌های‌محبوب از لیست "امید" اصلاح‌طلبان و اعتدال+اسامی". Aftab Republic News (in Persian). 22 February 2016. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  2. ^ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/feb/26/election-day-arrives-in-iran-with-reformists-well-organised-to-seek-gains
  3. ^ ""نهضت آزادی" خواستار رای به لیست اصلاح‌طلبان شد". Mashregh News (in Persian). 21 February 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  4. ^ "محمد بسته‌نگار روی تخت بیمارستان از اصلاح‌طلبان حمایت کرد". Iranian Labour News Agency (in Persian). 21 February 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  5. ^ a b Ehteshami, Anoushiravan (2017). "Politics of the Islamic Republic". Iran: Stuck in Transition. The Contemporary Middle East. Taylor & Francis. pp. 101–102. ISBN 978-1-351-98545-1.
  6. ^ "Iran's Khatami, Rafsanjani urge voters to back reformists". Middle East Online. 22 February 2016. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  7. ^ "حمایت هاشمی از" لیست امید"". Islamic Republic News Agency (in Persian). 22 February 2016. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  8. ^ a b "روزشمار انتخابات ایران، شش روز به رأی‌گیری". BBC Persian (in Persian). 20 February 2016. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "حمایت هنرمندان از لیست اصلاح‌طلبان در انتخاب دهم مجلس+فیلم و عکس". Iranian Labour News Agency (in Persian). 20 February 2016. Retrieved 22 February 2016.

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Preceded by
Reformists Front
Reformist coalition for parliamentary elections
2016
Succeeded by
TBD
Preceded by
Reformists Coalition
Reformist coalition for local elections
2017
Succeeded by
TBD