March 20 2009
ARMENIA: OPPOSITION TO UNITE FOR YEREVAN MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS?
Aiming to increase their chances for electoral success, ex-president
Levon Ter-Petrosian’s Armenian National Congress and the Heritage
Party are exploring ways to unite against the governing Republican
Party of Armenia in Yerevan’s upcoming municipal elections to be held
The ANC and Heritage Party resumed talks about a joint mayoral
candidate after earlier failing to reach accord, Armenian news
services reported on March 20. Ter-Petrosian will head the ANC’s list;
parliamentarian Armen Martirosian is slated to lead the Heritage
Party’s roster. The top candidate for the party that wins a majority
of seats in the City Council will be named mayor.