Caretaker Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, who is leading the Civil Contract party’s electoral list, cast his ballot in the snap parliamentary elections on June 20. Pashinyan said he has voted for Armenia’s development. He came to the polling station together with his family. After the voting Pashinyan refused to answer to the questions of reporters, only allowed a selfie with a child who approached him outside the polling station. “I am voting for the future of our state and people, for Armenia’s development”, Pashinyan wrote on social media.
The voting for early parliamentary elections kicked off in Armenia on June 20. The vote will be concluded at 20:00 local time (16:00 GMT), and the ballot count will begin. 25 political forces – 21 parties and 4 alliances are running for parliament. 50 foreign and 68 local media outlets have been accredited to cover the elections. 8 international and 19 local organizations will carry out observer mission during the elections.