CEC refused to provide Bright Armenia faction with additional mandate
ArmInfo. The Bright Armenia Party appealed to the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) with a request to return the 18th mandate to them. This issue is discussed during the meeting of the CEC of Armenia.
The head of the faction, Edmon Marukyan, appealed to the CEC with a request to allocate an additional mandate to the faction. The fact is that lawmaker Arman Babajanyan left the faction and declared himself an independent MP.
, Marukyan emphasized in the letter.
However, the CEC did not agree with Marukyan's position and refused to provide the Bright Armenia faction with another mandate. Tigran Mukuchyan stated that the CEC can provide the parliament with new lawmakers mandates only if a vacancy appears.