Report on Armenia's Parliamentary Election and Constitutional Referendum: July 5, 1995, Yerevan, Armenia
The Commission, 1995 - Armenia (Republic) - 23 pages
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Page 6 - Every citizen has the right to social insurance in the event of old age, disability, sickness, widowhood, unemployment, etc. Every citizen has the right to education. Education is provided free at elementary and secondary state educational institutions. Citizens belonging to national minorities have the right to preserve their traditions and to develop their language and culture.
Page 6 - The constitution empowers the president to appoint and dismiss the prime minister and members of the government; he can also disperse the National Assembly and call special elections. The president exercises general management of foreign policy, and is commander in chief of the armed forces.
Page 6 - Armenia, but by election day, 13 parties/ blocs had emerged and/or survived the election registration process to contest the 40 seats allocated for proportional voting.
Page 5 - Many Ex-Soviet Republics Find Democracy Elusive," Washington Post, June 8, 1995; Daniel Sneider, "Democracy Teeters in Three Ex -Soviet States," Christian Science Monitor, May 30, 1995.
Page 8 - Among the organizations which fielded observer delegations were the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly; the Council of Europe; the European Parliament; and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Inter-Parliamentary Assembly.
Page 14 - official results do not reflect the will of the people" and "do not correspond to reality.
Page 12 - However, 411,743 ballots cast in proportional voting — or about 25 percent — were declared invalid.