Karabagh CEC to Use Mobile Voting Facility


STEPANAKERT, JULY 16, ARMENPRESS: Ahead of August 8 elections to
local self-government bodies of Nagorno Karabagh local authorities
have taken a decision to use a mobile voting facility for physically
disabled and those who cannot come to the polling station for other
valid reasons. Under the decision at least two members of the polling
station commission and one observer should administer mobile voting
jointly within the geographical territory covered by a polling

The decision to use mobile voting facility was announced July 15 by
Sergey Davtian, the chairman of Karabagh Central Election Commission
(CEC), who warned the CEC members against campaigning in favor of a
candidate and expressed hope that the polls will be conducted in a
transparent atmosphere.

Armenpress correspondent in Nagorno Karabagh also reported, citinga
report by local prosecutors that the number of crimes decreased by 54
in the first six months of the year making 281 against 335 of last
year’s same time span. But according to the report, concurrently the
number of grave crimes rose. The prosecutors also succeeded in
bringing to the net some 100 people engaged in business and collected
2.5 million drams in penalties.