The election campaign for the upcoming snap parliamentary elections is in full swing. There are nine political parties and two coalition forces running for a seat in the country’s National Assembly. In a series of installments, EVN Report will present the main provisions and principles (translated from the original Armenian) from the campaign programs of those political forces.
EVN Report presents the biographies of the top ten candidates of the 11 political parties and coalition of parties that are participating in the snap parliamentary elections to be held on December 9.
Despite the fact that more than 50 percent of Armenia’s population are women, only one party has entrusted the number one slot on its electoral list to a woman. Gohar Abrahamyan takes a look at which forces have the most women on their lists and why women’s presence alongside men is not the result of good will and remains problematic.
The “My Step” Party Alliance, with 81.06 percent of the vote, secured a landslide victory in the Yerevan municipal elections on September 23, 2018. Find out more about the capital's new mayor, the three forces that will make up Yerevan's new Council of Elders, and the course of the elections in EVN Report's overview.
Following the resignation of Mayor Taron Margaryan, the city of Yerevan is now preparing for snap elections. EVN Report presents the parties and alliances that are running for City Council and more.
The Yerevan City elections, held on Sunday, May 14, produced more questions than answers as the ruling Republican Party of Armenia claimed a decisive victory with over 70 percent of the vote. Political consultant Arin Keshishian writes about his observations of the municipal elections for EVN Report.
The Republican Party of Armenia’s victory following parliamentary elections has left a bad aftertaste for many in the country. How was it that the RPA, despite its perceived unpopularity was able to secure a majority in parliament? Sos Avetisyan tries to look beyond the surface of political realities and into the heart of state-citizen relations.
In the last couple of years, the Azerbaijani propaganda machine has made it its business to be actively involved in all Twitter discussions about Armenia and Karabakh and attempts to hijack hashtags.#Armvote17 was no different. Samuel Martirosyan explains.
With his specific brand of humor and wit, Narek Margaryan analyzes the April 2 parliamentary elections, putting into perspective the votes that each political party and bloc received from the electorate.
Being an observer of elections is not an easy job. Being a young citizen observer during the parliamentary election in Armenia was an experience that Lusine Sargsyan won't soon forget.