ArmInfo. The rating of the incumbent Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and his party should drop in the early parliamentary elections. This was stated by the President of the International Center for the Study of Election Systems, political analyst Alexander Zinker, at a press conference in Yerevan on September 24, when asked by ArmInfo.
"Theoretically, the rating can not be so high in the parliamentary elections, but, all elections have their own theme, so, God grant that in Armenia there would not be any exceptional situation that could influence the performance," - said the expert, adding that one should not forget that the more the party is in power, the more problems and discontent arise.
To clarify the urgency of conducting early parliamentary elections in Armenia, taking into account the fact that the current prime minister already has all the levers of power, Zinker noted that indeed, today all decisions in the parliament pass unhindered, and the Republican Party of Armenia does not repair any " any obstacles along the way. "Why they do this, I can not say, I did not talk with them, but this is a suspended state, which today is dangerous, since the coalition supporting the prime minister, at one point, and most likely in the least suitable for him, can refuse to cooperate or start their own game, "- said the political scientist.
Zinker noted that in this connection Pashinyan has two ways out, either changing the Constitution for himself, or an extraordinary parliamentary election. "It would be ugly for the Constitution to fall under its control, that's why there is a second way to solve this suspended situation, and Pashinyan's desires on this issue are quite understandable," Zinker said.
He also disagreed with the statement that the election to the Council of Elders of Yerevan is a dress rehearsal for the parliamentary elections. "I do not agree with this statement, as there will be a completely different situation." The first president of Armenia Levon Ter-Petrosyan intends to participate in the parliamentary elections, while it's unclear what position the RPA will take, as well as the second president Robert Kocharian announced his return to the active policy. how he will combine political activity with the judicial process that is being conducted against him.In the parliamentary elections and the struggle will be tougher.This election is more a litmus test of supporting the acting prime minister, "- thawed expert.
He also did not rule out holding early elections to parliament before the end of this year.