Abbas-Ali Kadkhodaei, the spokesman of the Guardian Council, announced that restrictions would be placed on campaigning due to COVID. Large gatherings and rallies will be banned and most campaigning will take place in the media. Public advertising and speeches would be approved or limited based on the region of the country and the local COVID conditions. Once the candidate list is announced, the approved candidates will have until June 16 to promote their material. Two days before the election, on June 18, an election blackout will be enforced, as per the law.