2017 Yerevan City Council election

Yerevan City Council elections were held on 14 May 2017. The Republican Party of Armenia won 71.25% of the total vote, the Way Out Alliance won 21%, while Yerkir Tsirani won 7.75%. Following the elections, Yerevan City Council elected Taron Margaryan as Mayor of Yerevan.[1]

2017 Yerevan City Council election

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All 65 seats to Yerevan City Council
33 seats needed for a majority
Turnout40.98%
  First party Second party Third party
  Taron Margaryan cropped.jpg Nikol Pashinyan April 2014.png
Leader Taron Margaryan Nikol Pashinyan Zaruhi Postanjyan
Party Republican Party of Armenia Way Out Alliance Yerkir Tsirani
Last election 55.89%, 42 seats New New
Seats before 42 0 0
Seats won 46 14 5
Seat change Increase 4 Increase 14 Increase 5
Popular vote 240,034 70,730 26,107
Percentage 71.25% 21% 7.75%

Mayor of Yerevan before election

Taron Margaryan
Republican

Elected Mayor of Yerevan

Taron Margaryan
Republican

PartiesEdit

Three parties were registered to participate, each with its candidate for Mayor:[2]

ResultsEdit

Summary of the 14 May 2017 Yerevan City Council election results
Party Votes % Seats +/–
Republican 240,034 71.25 46   4
Way Out Alliance 70,730 21 14   14
Yerkir Tsirani 26,107 7.75 5   5
Invalid votes 8,264
Total 345,135 100.00 65
Electorate and turnout: 842,151 40.98
Source: Central Electoral Commission of Armenia

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