The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 7-year term. In the National Assembly (Majlisi Milliy), 34 members are elected by indirect vote to serve 5-year terms. Of these, 25 are selected by local deputies and 8 are appointed by the president, while 1 seat is reserved for the former president.
In the Assembly of Representatives (Majlisi Namoyandagon), 22 members are elected through a party-list proportional representation system and 41 members are elected by majority vote in single-member constituencies. All members serve 5-year terms.