Monday, 24 September

5,715 Registered Voters with No Credible Address: Some live in a Restaurant, Others in a Tunnel



There are 5,715 names on the voter register roles that have no residence information – no house number or street.

For example, the address of 73 voters registered at polling station 4/02 in Yerevan’s Arabkir District is merely “Kanaker Chilfren’s City”.

Another 289 in the sdame district are registered as residing in the “Kanaker Tunnel”.

Another 18 are registered as residing in the “Dosaaf Restaurant” in Davtashen Neighborhood 3.

We found more than 100 names listed on the Arabkir rolls that show residences outside Yerevan, in Etchmiadzin or Kasakh in Kotayk.

Today at the Media Center in Yerevan, Varuzhan Hoktanyan, who heads the Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center presented some of the initial results obtained under a project called “The Electronic Monitoring of Voter Numbers”.

Accordingly, there are 2,505,279 voters in Armenia between the ages of 18 and 103. There are 145 voters over the age of 100.

There are 49, 896 voters over the age of 18 with no information regarding their birthdates.

Hoktanyan pointed out that the names of many who have left Armenia and have been removed from the registry still appear on the voter rolls.

He added that in his view the February 18 presidential election couldn’t be considered competitive.

 There are 5,715 names on the voter register roles that have no residence information – no house number or street.

For example, the address of 22 voters registered at polling station 4/02 in Yerevan’s Arabkir District is merely “Kanaker Chilfren’s City”.

Another 289 in the sdame district are registered as residing in the “Kanaker Tunnel”.

Another 18 are registered as residing in the “Dosaaf Restaurant” in Davtashen Neighborhood 3.l

We found more than 100 names listed on the Arabkir rolls that show residences outside Yerevan, in Etchmiadzin or Kasakh in Kotayk.

Today at the Media Center in Yerevan, Varuzhan Hoktanyan, who heads the Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center presented some of the initial results obtained under a project called “The Electronic Monitoring of Voter Numbers”.

Accordingly, there are 2,505,279 voters in Armenia between the ages of 18 and 103. There are 145 voters over the age of 100.

There are 49, 896 voters over the age of 18 with no information regarding their birthdates.

Hoktanyan pointed out that the names of many who have left Armenia and have been removed from the registry still appear on the voter rolls.

He added that in his view the February 18 presidential election couldn’t be considered competitive.


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