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Elections in Armenia

Elections in Armenia gives information on election and election results in Armenia. Armenia has a multi-party system. After latest constitutional reform only a legislature is elected on national level.

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Electoral systemEdit

Election of Members of National AssemblyEdit

National Assembly consists of at least 101 seats and is elected with a two-tier party list proportional representation method.[1][2]

Half of mandates are assigned through closed lists and another half through open lists submitted in each of 13 territorial districts.

Four additional mandates are reserved national minorities, provided they are included in corresponding section of party lists. Together with this four mandates minimal number of seats reaches 105.

Parties need to pass 5% and alliances (blocs) 7% threshold respectively to be included in mandate distribution.

A party list can not include over 70% of representatives of the same sex and its every segment from the top (and a length of any multiple of 4) must include at least 25% members of each sex.

If neither party wins over 50% of mandates in the first round and no coalition with sufficient mandates is established within 6 days after the election results announcement a second round of elections will be carried out. Two best-performing political forces are allowed to participate in the second round. All mandates received as per first round will be preserved. The party which wins second round of elections will be given additional number of mandates to reach 54% of all seats.

If any party or bloc wins over 2/3 of mandates in the first round of elections sufficient additional mandates will be distributed among all other political forces represented in the parliament to ensure that at least 1/3 of all seats are held by forces other than the winning one.

Due to these additional seats given either to the winning political force or other ones total number of seats in National Assembly can grow above the minimal count and even exceed 200 in rare circumstances.[3]

Latest national electionsEdit

2018 parliamentary electionEdit

Party Votes % Seats +/–
My Step Alliance 884,864 70.42 88 +83
Prosperous Armenia 103,801 8.26 26 –5
Bright Armenia 80,047 6.37 18 +15
Republican Party of Armenia 59,083 4.70 0 –58
Armenian Revolutionary Federation 48,816 3.88 0 –7
We Alliance (FDH) 25,176 2.00 0 –1
Sasna Tsrer 22,868 1.82 0 New
Rule of Law 12,393 0.99 0 0
Citizen's Decision 8,514 0.68 0 New
Christian-Democratic Rebirth Party 6,458 0.51 0 New
National Progress Party 4,121 0.33 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 5,111
Total 1,261,105 100 132 +27
Registered voters/turnout 2,593,140 48.63
Source: CEC

Latest local electionsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.osce.org/odihr/elections/armenia/293546?download=true
  2. ^ http://www.arlis.am/DocumentView.aspx?DocID=109081
  3. ^ "Distribution of Armenian parliament mandates depending on elections outcome".

External linksEdit