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Rule of Law (Armenia)

 

Rule of Law (Armenia)

Rule of Law
Օրինաց երկիր
Leader Artur Baghdasarian
Founded 1998
Ideology Centrism
International affiliation Centrist Democrat International[1]
European affiliation European People's Party (observer)
Colours Red
National Assembly of Armenia
6 / 131
Website
http://www.oek.am
Politics of Armenia
Political parties
Elections

Rule of Law (Armenian: Օրինաց երկիր, Orinats’ Yerkir) abbreviated as ՕԵԿ, OEK, is a centrist political party in Armenia, led by Artur Baghdasarian. It is the fourth largest party in the National Assembly of Armenia. In the 2007 Armenian parliamentary elections, it only obtained 9 seats in parliament, in contrast to 19 seats in the 2003 elections.

In the February 2008 presidential election, Baghdasarian was the party's candidate; he placed third with 17.7% of the vote according to final official results.[2]

Rule of Law political party is part of the newly formed ruling coalition.

Parliamentary elections
Year
Party-list
Constituency /total
Total seats
+/–
Votes
%
Seats /total
1999
56,807
5.3%
4 /56
2 /75
6 /131
Steady
2003
148,381
12.9%
12 /56
7 /75
19 /131
Increase 13
2007
95,324
7.1%
16 /90
0 /41
9 /131
Decrease 10
2012
83,123
5.5%
5 /90
1 /41
6 /131
Decrease 4

References

  1. ^ Centrist Democrat International
  2. ^ "RA CEC DECLARED SERGE SARGSIAN ARMENIA’S PRESIDENT", defacto.am, 25 February 2008.

External links

  • Rule of Law Party Official website
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