Topic: Armenia Elections

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Armenia’s acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan won a convincing victory in the snap parliamentary election on Sunday, December 9, consolidating his authority. His bloc won more than 70 percent of the[...]

The year 2018 was a tumultuous period for Armenia. In view of its precarious situation in the region, a lackluster economy and a war on its borders, many thought that Armenia could ill-afford any domestic upheaval. But despite those risks,[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan pledged to “grab by the throat,” “throw to the ground” and jail loyalists of the former ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) who would try to pressure voters ahead of next[...]

Armenians will go to the polls to elect a new parliament for the first time since the first elections of the independent third Republic of Armenia without bribes or coercion. The mayoral elections of Yerevan were conducted in a very[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan accused Armenia’s outgoing parliament of “sabotage” on Monday, October 22, after it failed to approve proposed amendments to the Electoral Code drafted by his government for snap[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian Armenia’s political reformation course, which was halted for a short period to accommodate the convocation of the Francophonie conference, is to resume with the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) —The Republican Party of Armenia issued a statement on October 9 about the early parliamentary elections of Armenia, noting that in case Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan resigns, the party will not nominate a candidate[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Former President Serzh Sargsyan sought to justify his decision to hold on to power on Tuesday, April 17, as lawmakers elected him Armenia’s new prime minister amid continuing opposition demonstrations in[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL, news.am) — Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has named former Prime Minister Armen Sarkissian as the ruling Republican Party’s nomination for the next president. Sarkissian, who is no relation to the outgoing[...]

ADL US and Canada District Committee Congratulates President By David M. Herszenhorn YEREVAN (New York Times and Armenpress) — President Serge Sargisian easily won re-election to a second five-year term, according to preliminary returns[...]