National Assembly (Armenia)

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National Assembly
Type
Type
Leadership
Speaker
Galust Sahakyan, Republican
since 29 April 2014
Structure
Seats 131
Current Structure of the Armenian National Assembly
Political groups

Government:

Opposition and others

Elections
90 by Party list PR
41 by constituencies
Last election
6 May 2012
Next election
2017
Meeting place
The Armenian National Assembly sits in the National Assembly Building in Yerevan
National Assembly Building
19 Baghramyan
Yerevan, 0095
Republic of Armenia
Website
National Assembly of Armenia
Aerial view of the building and premises
Coat of arms of Armenia.svg
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The National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia (Armenian: Հայաստանի Հանրապետության Ազգային ժողով, Hayastani Hanrapetyut'yan Azgayin zhoghov or simply Ազգային ժողով, ԱԺ Azgayin Zhoghov, AZh), also informally referred to as the Parliament of Armenia (խորհրդարան, khorhrdaran) is the legislative branch of the government of Armenia.

Overview[edit]

The National Assembly is a unicameral body. It comprises 131 members, elected for five-year terms: 41 members in single-seat constituencies and 90 by proportional representation. The proportional-representation seats in the National Assembly are assigned on a party-list basis amongst those parties that receive at least 5% of the total of the number of the votes. The current speaker of the National Assembly is Galust Sahakyan.

Chairmen of the Supreme Council (1990-1995)[edit]

Speakers of the National Assembly (1995-)[edit]

Deputy Chairmen/Speakers[edit]

Last election[edit]

e • d  Summary of the 6 May 2012 Armenian National Assembly election results
Party
Party-list
Constituency
Total
seats
+/–
Votes
%
Seats
Seats
%
Republican Party
664,440
44.02%
40
29
70.7%
69
Increase 5
Prosperous Armenia
454,673
30.12%
28
9
21.9%
37
Increase 12
ANC
106,903
7.08%
7
7
Increase 7
Rule of Law
83,123
5.51%
5
1
2.4%
6
Decrease 3
ARF
85,550
5.67%
5
5
Decrease 10
Heritage
86,998
5.76%
5
5
Decrease 2
Armenian Communist Party
15,899
1.45%
Steady
Democratic Party of Armenia
5,577
0.37%
Steady
Unified Armenians Party
2,945
0.20%
Steady
Non-partisans/Independents
2
4.8%
2
Decrease 4
Invalid votes
53,831
Total
1,573,053
100.00%
90
41
100.0%
131
Electorate and turnout:
2,523,101
62.35%
Source: Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Armenia

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°11′23.71″N 44°30′32.91″E / 40.1899194°N 44.5091417°E / 40.1899194; 44.5091417