ArmInfo. Credit of trust to acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's "Civil Contract" party is gradually decreasing. This is evidenced by the results of a survey by the MPG (Marketing Professional Group) consulting company, which represents the Gallup International Association in Armenia.
In particular, according to the results of the survey, from February this year to June this year, the number of respondents who are ready to vote in the upcoming parliamentary elections for the "Civil Contract" dropped from 33.1% to 24.1%.
The opposite situation is observed in relation to the "Armenia" party of second President of the Republic of Armenia Robert Kocharian for which 23.8% of respondents are ready to vote at the beginning of June, whereas in February this figure was 7.8%. The "I Have the Honor" bloc had a sharp increase in votes, from 1.6% in February of this year, to 7.4% in June this year.
No significant changes were registered in the dynamics of votes for the Prosperous Armenia Party (from 4.4% to 3.7%) and party (from 2.6% to 3.1%). According to the poll, the majority of respondents are still ready to take part in the upcoming early parliamentary elections. In particular, 53.9% expressed their full readiness to participate in the elections, while 22.7% are not going to vote, 10.3% are more likely yes than no, 12.8% are more likely than not.
If the elections are held this Sunday, the majority (24.1%) of respondents will vote for the party led by second President of Armenia Robert Kocharian, followed by the by a small margin - 23.8%, 7.4 % - are ready to vote for the "I Have the Honor" bloc, 3.7% - for "Prosperous Armenia", 3.1% - "Lusavor Hayastan", 2.5% - "Shiranyan / Babajanyan" bloc, 2.3% - " Republic". At the same time, 9.2% - not ready to vote for any candidate, 8.7% - found it difficult to answer, 9.5% - refused to answer. It is noteworthy that the majority (33%) of the residents of rural areas are ready to support the party of the RA Prime Minister, while 18.3% of the villagers will vote for the "Armenia" party, 4.8% for the "Honor" bloc, 5.6%, for "Lusavor Hayastan" - 1.4%, for "Republic" - 2.3%.
In the regions of Armenia, the situation is as follows: 25.9% of residents of other cities of the Republic of Armenia expressed a desire to vote for the "Armenia" party, 24.1% - "Civil Contract", 7.9% - "I Have the Honor", 3.8% - PAP, 4.1% - , 2.5% - . At the same time, the "Armenia" party party has the maximum support in the capital, for which 27.5% of respondents are ready to vote, 16.2% of respondents will vote for "Civil Contract" in Yerevan, for "I Have the Honor" - 9.3%, for "Lusavor Hayastan "- 3.7%, while "Republic" and the PAP each won 2.1% of the vote. At the same time, the highest assessment (on a 5-point scale) by the public was given to the political activities of Ombudsman of Armenia Arman Tatoyan (3.8), followed by RA acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan (2.5), the second RA President Robert Kocharian and RA acting President Armen Sarkissian received an equal rating (2.3 each), the activities of the PAP leader Gagik Tsarukyan were rated 2.1 points, third RA President Serzh Sargsyan , leader of the "Republic" party Aram Sargsyan and leader of the "Bright Armenia" party received 1.8 points each, first president of Armenia Levon Ter-Petrosyan was awarded 1.6 points, the least number of points went to leader of the "I Have the Honor" bloc Artur Vanetsyan. At the same time, 61.7% of respondents believe that the situation in Armenia is extremely tense, 3.5% of respondents hold the opposite opinion, 26.6% - rather tense, and 7.3% - rather not tense, 0.8% - found it difficult with the answer. Due to the fact that the number of high-profile criminal cases involving the use of firearms has recently increased in Armenia, 27.2% of respondents assess the work of the RA Police negatively, 23.4% - rather negatively than positively, 24.3% - rather positively than negative, 19% - extremely positive, 6.1% - found it difficult to answer. To note, the survey was conducted through telephone calls to residents of Armenia in the period from June 7 to 10 this year, the sample size was 1103, the sampling error was +/- 3.5%.