The National Assembly of Armenia is holding a secret ballot today to elect the chairman and members of the Central Election Commission.
The parliamentary faction of the ruling Civil Contract party nominated MP Vahagn Hovakimyan for the post of Chairman of the Central Election Commission.
The nominees for the vacant positions of the members of the Central Election Commission were also presented and discussed. All in all, not including Hovakimyan, we are talking about 12 candidates. However, only 6 candidates were considered today.
The process of secret voting started at 5:00 p.m. and will continue until 6:00 p.m. Candidates will need 3/5 of the votes of the total number of deputies to be elected. That is, 64 votes out of the 107 available.