YEREVAN. – The final voter turnout in the National Assembly election in Armenia was 48.63% of eligible voters, Chairman of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) Tigran Mukuchyan said.
Only 1, 260, 840 voters out of 2, 592, 481 cast their ballot in the first early parliaemntary elections in Armenia's history. Overall, 47.6% voted in capital city Yerevan, 39.22% in Gyumri and 46.66% in Vanadzor.
As of 8 pm the turnout is 12 percent lower as compared to the parliamentary elections in 2017.
Two blocs and nine parties are running in the elections. Among them are “My Step” bloc, “We” bloc, the Republican Party of Armenia, Prosperous Armenia party, ARF Dashnaktsutyun, Orinats Yerkir, Bright Armenia, Sasna Tsrer party, Christian-Democratic Party, Citizens’ Decision party and National Progress party.