ArmInfo.The Central Electoral Commission (CEC) of Armenia will publish ballots on voting in the Yerevan City Council elections with a 3-hour periodicity. Tigran Mukuchyan, chairman of the Central Electoral Commission, told journalists on September 23.
According to him, there are 475 polling stations in Yerevan. In the election commissions of 4722 people did not appear 31. Nevertheless, there are no commissions in which the quorum would not have been secured. The elections will also apply 1380 technical devices, which by 8.00 am fully engaged. "All the emerging problems are solved in an operative manner, "Mukuchyan said.
In September 23, the Armenian capital launched extraordinary Elections to the Council of Elders of Yerevan. The need for early elections arose after the former mayor of the city, Taron Margaryan, resigned. After the Council of Elders could not elect a new mayor, the government of the Republic of Armenia terminated the powers of the members of the Council. For the conduct of elections from 08.00 all 475 polling stations were opened. Voting will last until 20.00. There are four blocs and eight parties in the elections. According to the results of the vote, the first number of the list of political force, which received more than 50% of the vote, automatically becomes the mayor of the capital of Armenia. If none of the political forces has won more than 50% of the votes, all factions included in the Council of Elders have the right to nominate their candidate, who must be elected by a majority vote of the members of the Council, consisting of 65 members. The party's candidate is Heritage Party leader Raffi Hovhannisyan. The "Luys" bloc with the Justice Minister Artak Zeynalyan, the "My step" with the actor Hayk Marutyan, the ARF Dashnaktsutyun party "presented the candidate Mikael Manukyan, the" Reformists "party with the director Artak Avetisyan. on the post of mayor of the architect Anahit Tarkhanyan.Gevork Sandalyan became the "leader" of the Democratic-Liberal Union of Armenia, headed by Zaruhi Postanjyan, headed by Manuel Gasparyan, the party "Ori" Mher Shahgeldyan, "Yerevanians" - MP Ararat Zohrabyan, and "Prosperous Armenia" party - MP Naira Zohrabyan