The Registration of Candidates Completed

Akanates has reported, that the registration process for candidates has been completed. The head of “Heiritage” party Raffi Hovhannisyan and Aram Karapetyan of the “New Times” party have not been able to register as they have been denied a statement from the CEC about Armenian residency in the past 10 years. Hence, the following candidates have been registered so far:  Vazgen Manukyan (National Democratic Union) Artur Baghdasaryan (Country of Law) Tigran Karapetyan (People’s Party) Vahan…

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Elections in 2008 “will be free and fair, like the previous ones”

Having officially announced, that the date for the 2008 Presidential elections has been set to 19 February, 2008, CEC chairman Garegin Azaryan has told the journalists that the presidential elections in 2008 “will be free and fair, like the previous ones”. Here are some important dates and deadlines to keep in mind:

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2008 Presidential Elections to Cost 660 Million Drams

Echannel.am reports, that the CEC has requested 660 million drams for the organization of the 2008 Presidential Elections. Speaking in front of the Parliament the head of CEC Gregin Azaryan has noted, that 1 billion 582 million drams will be allocated to the CEC according to the 2008 State Budget. 144 million drams will be spent on the staff costs of the CEC, 660 million will be spent on the organization of the Presidential elections…

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