ARMENIA'S ELECTION RESULTS: 1,963 OUT OF 1,982 POLLING STATIONS
- YEREVAN. - The Central Electoral Commission of Armenia has tallied the results of 1,963 polling stations out of 1,982. The current figures are as follows:
Republican Party of Armenia - 44.11% (655,675 votes)
Prosperous Armenia Party - 30.14% (448,026 votes)
Armenian National Congress - 7.11% (105,640 votes)
Heritage Party - 5.79% (86,037 votes)
ARF Dashnaktsutyun Party - 5.71% (84, 932 votes)
Orinats Yerkir Party - 5.50% (81,688 votes)
Communist Party of Armenia - 1.06% (15,740 votes)
Democratic Party of Armenia - 0.37% (5,520 votes)
United Armenians Party - 0.21% (3,051 votes).
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 the 131-seat National Assembly (Parliament), the parties must poll over 5% of votes, while blocs - over 7%.
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