Communist Party of Artsakh

The Communist Party of Artsakh (Armenian: Արցախի կոմունիստական կուսակցություն) is a communist political party in the Republic of Artsakh.

Communist Party of Artsakh

Արցախի կոմունիստական կուսակցություն
ChairmanHrant Melkumyan
HeadquartersStepanakert
IdeologyCommunism
Marxism-Leninism
ColoursRed
National Assembly
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HistoryEdit

The party failed to receive any seats in the National Assembly following the June 2005 elections, the May 2010 elections, and the May 2015 elections.

For the 2005 election, the party fielded 10 candidates for the Proportional Representation seats and candidates in 4 single-member constituencies.[1] For the 2010 election, the party presented a list for the Proportional Representation seats as well as one candidate in one of the 16 single-member seats.[2]

As of 2014, Hrant Melkumyan served as the chairman of the party.[3][4][5] Melkumyam contested the 2007 Nagorno-Karabakh presidential election.[6] He obtained 554 votes (0.8%).[7]

The party publishes Artsakhi komunist (Արցախի կոմունիստ), with pages in Armenian and Russian.[8][9]

Election resultsEdit

Election year # of
overall votes
% of
overall vote
# of
overall seats won
+/– Government
2005 295 0.48 (#7)
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  No
2010 3,057 4.6 (#4)
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  No
2015 1,136 1.65 (#6)
0 / 101
  No
2020 480 0.65 (#12)
0 / 101
  No

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