Electoral Ethics in Religious Democracy

Document Type : Research Article (Political Thought)


Associate Professor of Political Sciences Faculty at Imam Sadiq University


In the religious democracy system, the election is the area of power generation and its continual. In the electoral realm, the people fulfill the democracy by choosing the rulers, and since Islam forms the essence and framework of people’s movement and life, in Islamic democracy, the executives, candidates, and supervisors of election, people, and more than others, the electoral candidates must realize the Islamic ethical principles. Politics serves morality and religion in the religious democracy. The present article evaluated some of the coordinates and requirements of electoral ethics in the religious democracy system. Using a descriptive-analytical method, this essay described some basic principles of the electoral ethics charter, which should be considered by those involved in the election process, including voters, candidates, executives, supervisors and observers, and the media.


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Volume 7, Issue 1
March 2020
Pages 21-30
  • Receive Date: 25 September 2018
  • Revise Date: 14 October 2018
  • Accept Date: 03 February 2019