What Will be the Makeup of Armenia’s Next Parliament? – Asbarez.com

Armenia’s Central Electoral Commission on Monday verified the preliminary outcomes of Sunday’s snap parliamentary elections, offering an total image of what the subsequent parliament in Armenia will seem like and the way the seats will be distributed.

CEC Chairman Tigran Mukuchyan mentioned a the fee’s board assembly, which was live-streamed, that performing Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s Civil Contract Party garnered 53.92 % of the votes. In second place, with 21.04 % of the votes, is the Armenia (Hayastan) Alliance led by former president Robert Kocharian and contains the Armenian Revolutionary Federation. Trailing far behind in third place with 5.23 % of the votes is the “I Have Honor” alliance between former president Serzh Sarkisian’s Republican Party of Armenia and the Homeland Party headed by former nationwide safety adviser Arthur Vanetsyan.

Political events wanted to garner 5 % of the votes, whereas electoral alliances wanted to go the eight-percent threshold to safe seats in parliament. While the “I Have Honor” alliance didn’t get the needed eight-percent of the votes, nonetheless it’s going to be represented in parliament as Armenia’s regulation stipulates that parliament should be comprised of greater than two events.

Preliminary estimates recommend that Pashinyan Civil Contract will maintain 72 seats, with Armenia Alliance garnering 28 sears. The remaining seven seats will go to the “I Have Honor” alliance.

Mukuchyan, the CEC head, additionally introduced that 1,282,411 folks, or 49.4 % of registered voters took half in Sunday’s elections.

Some 500 folks voted on-line from overseas. These represent Armenian residents who’re working at the nation’s varied diplomatic missions. The CEC declared 4,682 as invalid.

The CEC has seven days to publicize the last outcomes of the elections.

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