CEC COUNTED 4.5 % OF VOTES AS OF 02.20 A.M.
- YEREVAN. - Armenia's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) counted over 4.5 percent of votes as of 02.20 a.m. The results are as follows:
Republican Party of Armenia 53.67% (39,137),
Prosperous Armenia Party 29.78% (21,676),
ARF Dashnaktsutyun 5.35% (3,898),
Orinats Yerkir 4.32% (3,147),
Armenian National Congress 3.16% (2,300),
Heritage 2,56% (1,865),
Communist Party of Armenia 0.68% (495),
Democratic Party of Armenia - 0.2% (148),
United Armenians - 0.18% (127)
Eight political parties and one bloc participated in the parliament elections in Armenia: Republican Party of Armenian, Prosperous Armenia Party, Orinats Yerkir, Armenian National Congress, Heritage Party, ARF Dashnaktsutyun, the Communist Party of Armenia, Democratic Party of Armenia and United Armenians Party. For entering a 131-seat National Assembly (Parliament), parties must poll over 5% of votes, while blocs - over 7%.
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