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2017 Armenian Parliamentary Election Sunday April 02,2017 - Ruling party wins Armenian parliamentary vote
Ruling party wins Armenian parliamentary vote
President Serzh Sarksyan’s ruling Republican Party won elections in Armenia on Sunday April 02,2017, official results showed, laying the foundation for a new parliamentary system of government.
The Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) had 49.12 percent of the votes while the opposition Tsarukyan Alliance led by wealthy businessman Gagik Tsarukyan gathered 27.32 percent.
The government-loyal Dashnaktsutyun Party had 6.57 percent and the opposition bloc Yelk (“Way Out”) 7.77 percent, enough for both to enter parliament.
Central Election Commission chairman Tigran Mukuchyan said the figures were based on results from all 2,009 polling stations.
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