Parliamentary Election Monitor

Armenian Opposition Candidates for the May 12, 2007 Parliamentary Elections in Armenia are the focus of CRD / TI Election Monitor 2007 blog’s attention this time. Stepan Demirchian, Artur Baghdasarian, Aram Sarkisian all get their share of coverage and comments. Check out the Monitor for more.

RFE/RL reports that Stepan Demirchian, leader of the opposition People’s Party (HZhK), will not seek to form any electoral alliances with other political parties to contest the May parliamentary election. This follows news that the former Speaker of Parliament, Artur Baghdasarian, has also ruled out forming alliances with other opposition parties in Armenia and earlier reports that negotiations on an alliance between the People’s Party and National Unity had been held in January.

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