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Armenia: Campaign silence declared ahead of Yerevan elections

Armenia: Campaign silence declared ahead of Yerevan elections

PanARMENIAN.Net - May 13 is the day of electoral silence ahead of the Yerevan City Council vote on May 14, as political parties are banned from campaigning.

Polling stations will open across the Armenian capital at 8:00 am on May 14, set to close 12 hours later.

5136 observers from 17 monitoring organizations will carry out observation missions.

A total of 474 district electoral commissions have been formed.

Three parties participate in elections. The ruling Republican Party’s proportional list is headed by current mayor Taron Margaryan; Nikol Pashinyan, who was recently re-elected to the National Assembly, tops the list of YELQ bloc; while 5th Convocation National Assembly lawmaker Zaruhi Postanjyan, who recently announced the Yerkir Tsirani (Land of Apricot) party, will head its list.

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