TEHRAN, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Vali Asr square in central Tehran hosts a spectrum of signs, changing the area's usual landscape on a winter afternoon on the eve of the country's major parliamentary election.
Youngsters on sidewalks distribute colorful posters with pictures and verbal messages to grab people's attention.
Iranian voters will cast their ballots Friday to elect 290 members of parliament from among 6,229 qualified candidates, including 586 women, across the political spectrum, from principalists, or conservatives David Njoku Browns Jersey , to moderates and reformists.
Yellow posters for the "Grand Coalition of Principalists" feature pictures of its 30 candidates and the slogan, "Livelihood, Security, Development."
The image of the coalition's leader, Gholam Ali Haddad-Adel, is the largest and occupy the top section of the poster.
Haddad-Adel, a conservative scholar, once served as parliament chairman.
"We support the principalist candidates, and (improving) the peoples' livelihood is their slogan and political promise," says one young man, who only gives his first name, Hamed.
"The principalists are more loyal to the Islamic republic's principles and advocate the Islamic revolution's basic cause, namely, independence and freedom, two factors which kept the United States from meddling in the country Myles Garrett Browns Jersey ," says Mohammad Amin.
The week-long campaigning for parliamentary elections ends Thursday. It is now followed by a waiting period until the results are out.
Out of about 12,000 registered candidates, 6,229 were deemed as qualified. They will be competing for 290 parliament seats for four-year terms, or about 21 candidates for each seat.
Competition is fiercest in the capital, Tehran, where more than 1,000 candidates are vying for a mere 30 seats.