elections in Armenia

Vahagn Khachaturyan elected Armenian president

Vahagn Khachaturyan elected Armenian president

Minister of the High-Tech Industry Vahagn Khachaturyan has been elected President of Armenia. He received a total of 71 votes in the second round. Khachaturyan, the only candidate nominated by the ruling My Step faction, failed to …

Armenia parting with Russia?

Armenia parting with Russia?

The attitude of Armenians towards Russia has seriously deteriorated over the past year, and the main reason was Moscow's reluctance to side with Yerevan in its conflict with Baku, Armenian political observer and journalist Hayk Khalatyan …

Pashinyan claims political crisis in Armenia is over

Pashinyan claims political crisis in Armenia is over

The political crisis in Armenia, which sparked on November 9, 2020, is over, Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said Monday at a rally, dedicated to the victory at the snap parliamentary elections. According to Pashinyan, it is now possible to …

Pashinyan's party lacks 0.08% of votes to form government

Pashinyan's party lacks 0.08% of votes to form government

The Civil Contract party of the acting Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan did not get 0.08% in the early parliamentary elections to single-handedly form the government, getting 53.92%, the CEC reported after processing all 2,008 polling …

Electronic voting begins in Armenia

Electronic voting begins in Armenia

Some 650 Armenian citizens who have registered with the Central Election Commission (CEC) for electronic voting in the early parliamentary elections, slated for June 20, can cast their votes starting from today and until June 13, 8 pm, the …

Armenia After The Parliamentary Elections

Armenia After The Parliamentary Elections

On June 20, snap parliamentary elections will be held in Armenia. The move will ease tensions in the country but will fail to end political divisions and solve structural troubles such as poor economic situation, weak judiciary, and the …

Robert Kocharyan to head nationalist bloc to contest snap polls

Robert Kocharyan to head nationalist bloc to contest snap polls

Armenia's ex-president Robert Kocharyan will head an election bloc of the nationalist Reviving Armenia and Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF/Dashnaktsutyun) parties to contest the early parliamentary elections, scheduled to take place on …

President: political crisis in Armenia may continue after elections

President: political crisis in Armenia may continue after elections

The continuation of the domestic political crisis in Armenia after the early parliamentary elections cannot be ruled out, if they are held against the backdrop of the current constitution, Armenian President Armen Sarkissian said in an interview …

Pashinyan says will step down in April

Pashinyan says will step down in April

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has announced plans to resign in April in order to hold early elections. On Sunday, Pashinyan met with the citizens of Armenia’s Armavir Region. "I will resign in April. I will resign …

Armenia's early elections to be held on Pashinyan's terms

Armenia's early elections to be held on Pashinyan's terms

The ruling My Step bloc is inclined to adopt amendments to the Electoral Code to switch to a full proportional system without preferential voting before the early elections, My Step bloc leader Lilit Makunts said in the National Assembly. …