The preliminary results of Sunday’s local elections in Gyumri, Armenia, are known.
The counting of votes has been completed in all 82 polling stations of the city.
Accordingly, the Balasanyan bloc—of incumbent mayor Samvel Balasanyan—received 36.58 percent of the vote, the ruling Civil Contract Party—29.56 percent, the Zartonk (Awakening) party—10.60 percent, the Country to Live party—5.65 percent, and the former ruling Republican Party of Armenia—5.06 percent.
To note, the Civil Contract Party also lost in Goris and Meghri cities, too.
The lowest voter turnout was recorded in Gyumri where ten political forces were vying for municipal council seats.