Nikol Pashinyan’s bloc wins the early parliamentary elections in Armenia
Nikol Pashinyan’s bloc wins the early parliamentary elections in Armenia

Armenia’s acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s bloc My Step has won a convincing victory in Sunday’s snap parliamentary election with 70.43 % of votes.

The Central Election Commission of Armenia ended the vote counting process at 07:30 local time.

Prosperous Armenia party went to the second place with  8.27 % of votes. Bright Armenia party won 6.37 % of the vote, the commission said.

The early parliamentary election was held in Armenia yesterday.

Nikol Pashinyan was elected prime minister by lawmakers in May, after weeks of anti-corruption protests. He stepped down in October so parliament could be dissolved ahead of the vote.

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