1991 Armenian presidential election

Presidential elections were held for the first time in Armenia on 17 October 1991.[1] The result was a victory for Levon Ter-Petrosyan, who won 83% of the vote. Turnout was 70%.[2]

1991 Armenian presidential election

October 17, 1991 (1991-10-17) 1996 →
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Nominee Levon Ter-Petrosyan Paruyr Hayrikyan
Party HHSh UNSD
Percentage 83% 7%

Elected President

Levon Ter-Petrosyan
HHSh

ResultsEdit

Candidate Party Votes %
Levon Ter-Petrosyan Pan-Armenian National Movement 83.0
Paruyr Hayrikyan Union for National Self-Determination 7.2
Sos Sargsyan Armenian Revolutionary Federation 4.3
Zori Balayan 0.45
Rafael Ghazaryan 0.39
Ashot Navasardyan Republican Party of Armenia 0.16
Total 1,260,433 100
Source: Nohlen et al.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p329 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ Nohlen et al., p336