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Armenia

Republic of Armenia

2,974,184 12

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

Elections in our database

2,509,434 61.38%

Registered Voters (as of Feb. 1, 2013)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
National Assembly Azgayin Zhoghov Assembly
President President Head of State
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Serzh SARGSYAN
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Tigran SARGSYAN
  • Assembly: Armenia has a unicameral National Assembly (Azgayin Zhoghov) with 131 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is appointed by the president with the approval of the parliament.
  • In the National Assembly (Azgayin Zhoghov), 90 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 5-year terms and 41 members are elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.***

*** There is a five percent threshold for the party-list tier.

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
President 1998-03-16 1,456,109 2,300,816 63.29%
President 1998-03-30 1,567,702 2,293,636 68.35%
National Assembly 1999-05-30 1,137,133 2,198,544 51.72%
President 2003-02-19 1,463,499 2,315,410 63.21%
President 2003-03-05 1,563,071 2,331,507 67.04%
National Assembly 2003-05-25 1,188,256 2,327,811 51.05%
Referendum 2003-05-25 1,216,581 2,334,993 52.1%
Referendum 2005-11-27 1,514,307 2,317,462 65.34%
National Assembly 2007-05-12 1,375,733 2,317,810 59.35%
President 2008-02-19 1,668,464 2,312,945 72.14%
National Assembly 2012-05-06 1,572,858 2,522,906 62.34%
President 2013-02-18 1,521,261 2,509,434 60.62%

Voter Turnout