Although the “My Step” bloc has won a major victory throughout Armenia, in some constituencies, however, it has faced serious competition by other political forces.
As predicted by surveys and political analysts, “My Step” Bloc led by Nikol Pahinyan won a major victory and will have an absolute majority in parliament, namely, 2/3 or 88 seats. of the seventh convocation, the direct seats of the National Assembly or 88 seats. Prosperous Armenia Party will have 26 seats, and Bright Armenia Party will have 18 seats.
“My Step” bloc has won in all the provinces and almost all the settlements, but there are a few exceptions.
In particular, PAP gained the highest number of votes in Kotayk Marz, constituency No. 10. Prosperous Armenia led by Gagik Tsarukyan gained 16.5% of the votes in his native province, which is twice as high as 8.3% of the country’s total.
Besides, PAP won in Azatashen village of Ararat Province and Charchakis village of Aragatsotn Province (72%). It should be noted that head of Azatashen community Sargis Stepanyan is member of PAP.
ARF won in Geghamavan village of Gegharkunik Province (75% of votes compared to 25% of “My Step” Bloc). Head of this community is Vachik Saghatelyan who has close ties to ARF.
ARF got considerable votes in a few villages in Aragatsotn, including Katnaghbyur (44%), Vosketas (41%), Geghadzor (35%), Hartavan (35%), Irind (27%), Suser (27%), Kaqavadzor (20%), Ujan (19%).
The only place where the Republican Party won was Lanjazat village of Ararat Province. Here they got 57% of votes, and “My Step” received 32%. This can be explained by the fact that Lanjazat village mayor was an RPA district candidate.
RPA got considerable votes in Noyakert village of Ararat Province (30% compared to 61% received by My Step) and in Alaverdi town in Lori Province (15%).
The newly created “Citizen’s Decision” social-democratic party got considerable support in Yenokavan village of Tavush Province (29%). This can be explained by the circumstance that owner of Yell Extreme Park Tigran Chibukhchyan was a party supporter.
And in the end it should be noted that in Sasun Mikayelyan’s home district in Hrazdan, My Step received 93% of votes.