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Armenia

Republic of Armenia

3,060,631 13

Population (as of May 18, 2015)

Elections in our database

61.38%

Registered Voters (as of )

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 Hovik ABRAHAMYAN
  • 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%
Referendum 2003-05-25 1,216,581 2,334,993 52.1%
National Assembly 2003-05-25 1,188,256 2,327,811 51.05%
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%
Referendum 2015-12-06 - - -

Voter Turnout