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In Armenia, are great choices

May 12 2007
11:05

Today in Armenia are the parliamentary elections. Turnout threshold to missing, and the procedure differs somewhat from that adopted in most countries of the world: in accordance with Armenian law, the elections can take part only those citizens who are voting day in the country.

Participate in the election 22 parties and one political bloc, and in 1245 the ballot candidates elected under the proportional system, and 119 single-mandate candidates. Of the 121 parliamentary seats allocated to parties of the republic in 1990 and 41 - the candidates of the constituencies.

Elections began at 8 am Saturday local time (7 GMT). 1,923 polling stations are ready to accept 2,285,000 830 registered voters. Voting will last until 20 pm local time, the threshold for voter turnout is missing. To get seats in parliament, political parties and electoral blocs must obtain at least five percent of the total number of voters. This writes the " Interfax ".

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