NUMBER OF CANDIDATES TO RUN IN ARMENIAN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION FINALIZED
Haykakan Zhamanak, Yerevan
6 Mar 07, p 1
Text of unattributed report by Armenian newspaper Haykakan Zhamanak
on 6 March headlined "Candidates"
The nominations under the proportional representation and
first-past-the-post systems for the 12 May parliamentary election
was over at 1800 [1400 gmt] on 3 March, and the Central Electoral
Commission stopped accepting applications.
Twenty-seven political parties and one bloc with 1,497 candidates
have been nominated under the proportional representation system,
344 of them are women.
Accordingly, 173 candidates, of whom nine are women, will compete
under the first-past-the-post system. More than 100 candidates will
compete in both the first-past-the-post and proportional representation