International observer reports calm process of elections in polling station in Yerevan
YEREVAN, JUNE 20, ARMENPRESS. Nearly 50-60 Armenian citizens have cast their ballot in 9/37 polling station in Yerevan as of 08:45, head of the polling station Vladimir Mkrtchyan told Armenpress.
“There is no problem till this moment, everything is normal”, he said, adding that there has been an international observer in their polling station who also recorded that everything is calm.
The voting for early parliamentary elections kicked off in Armenia on June 20.
2008 polling stations across 38 electoral districts throughout the country have opened as of 08:00, June 20.
The vote will be concluded at 20:00, and the ballot count will begin.
25 political forces – 21 parties and 4 alliances are running for parliament.
According to official data, 2,578,678 people are entitled to vote.
50 foreign and 68 local media outlets have been accredited to cover the elections.
8 international and 19 local organizations will carry out observer mission during the elections.
Editing and Translating by Aneta Harutyunyan