A total of 2510 candidates included in lists of political forces participating in June 20 snap elections
YEREVAN, JUNE 20, ARMENPRESS. A total of 2510 candidates are included in the electoral lists of political parties and blocs participating in the June 20 early parliamentary elections of Armenia, Chairman of the Central Electoral Commission Tigran Mukuchyan said at a press conference today.
He informed that 2008 polling stations have opened across the country for the elections.
“12 of them have been formed in correctional facilities and will open later according to the requirements of the Electoral Code.
The remaining 1996 polling stations have opened on time, and the first visitors to the polling stations have already cast their ballot”, he said.
The voting for early parliamentary elections kicked off in Armenia on 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.
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