Local elections have kicked off at 8am Sunday in 18 communities of Armenia.
Regular elections by proportional representation system are being held in 17 communities of Aragatsotn, Gegharkunik, Lori, Kotayk, Shirak, Syunik, Vayots Dzor, and Tavush provinces, whereas regular elections majority voting system are being held in Alagyaz village of Aragatsotn province, informs the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) of Armenia.
A total of 314 precincts have been formed to hold these local elections.
A total of 210 observers from four local NGOs have been accredited to carry out the election observation mission.
And 182 members of 17 mass media have been accredited to cover these elections and the voting process.
The voter turnout figures in these local elections will be publicized periodically on the CEC website.