Armenian parliamentary election, 1919

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Parliamentary elections were held for the first (and only) time in the Democratic Republic of Armenia between 21 and 23 June 1919.[1] The result was a landslide victory for the Armenian Revolutionary Federation which won 72 of the 80 seats. However the election was boycotted by the Hunchaks and Populists.[2] Voter turnout was 71.2%.[3]

Election results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Armenian Revolutionary Federation 230,772 89.0 72
Esers 13,289 5.1 4
Tatar 9,187 3.5 3
Independent Peasants Union 4,224 1.3 1
Kurd 1,305 0.5 0
Armenian Populist Party 481 0.2 0
Assyrian 173 0.0 0
Total 259,431 100 80
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p329 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ "A.R.F. - History". Lemagan.com. Retrieved 2009-01-04. 
  3. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p333 ISBN 0-19-924958-X