Armenian Communist Party

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This article is about Communist Party established in 1991. For historical party in the Soviet era, see Communist Party of Armenia (Soviet Union).
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Armenian Communist Party
Leader Ruben Tovmasyan
Founded 1991
Headquarters Yerevan
Newspaper Hayastani Komunist
Membership 18,000
Ideology Communism, Marxism–Leninism
International affiliation Union of Communist Parties – Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Politics of Armenia
Political parties
Elections

The Armenian Communist Party (Armenian: Հայաստանի կոմունիստական կուսակցություն, ՀԿԿ; Hayastani Komunistakan Kusaktsutyun, HKK) is a communist party in Armenia.

It considers itself the successor of the Communist Party of Armenia of the Soviet Union, since the former leadership of this party, headed by Aram Gasparovich Sarkisyan, dissolved it and established the Democratic Party of Armenia.

HKK is the main communist party in Armenia and it has 18,000 (mostly elderly) members.[1] HKK publishes Hayastani Komunist and Pravda Armenii.

It should not be confused with the historical Communist Party of Armenia during the Soviet era, nor with Armenian Communist Party of the new independent Republic of Armenia and its follow-up Democratic Party of Armenia.

Leaders[edit]

The title of the party leader is First Secretary.

Results[edit]

Parliamentary elections
Year
Party-list
Constituency /total
Total seats
+/–
Votes
%
Seats /total
1990
No party-list system
136 /259
136 /259
Steady
1995
93,353
12.4%
6 /40
4 /150
10 /190
Decrease 126
1999
130,161
12%
8 /56
2 /75
10 /131
Steady
2003
24.991
2.1%
0/56
0 /75
0 /131
Decrease 10
2007
8,792
0.7%
0 /90
0 /41
0 /131
Steady
2012
15,899
1.45%
0 /90
0 /41
0 /131
Steady

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