No complaints about electoral violations in Armenia - Elections Commission

The Armenian Central Elections Commission has not received any complaints about the process of voting in the referendum on constitutional reform

The Armenian Central Elections Commission has not received any complaints about the process of voting in the referendum on constitutional reform.

"There have been no written complaints. We will definitely report as soon s we get any," Armenian Central Elections Commission member Nune Ovannisyan told reporters.

In the meantime, some public organizations monitoring the referendum on constitutional reform in Armenia are reporting various electoral violations on their websites in a real time mode.

Transparency International has reported that unknown individuals are conducting election campaigning activities near elections commissions and are bringing voters in mini buses.

The initiative Observer Citizen reports that the chairman of one of the polling stations "attacked a representative of the newspaper Asparez, preventing video recording." A recording of the incident has already been published.

Mikhail Petrushin, a member of the CIS monitoring mission representing Belarus, told reporters the voting process is going normally.

"We have registered that the voting is going according to the law. No problems have been found," he said.

The referendum on constitutional reform envisages a transition to a parliamentary form of governance.

Eighteen local and six international organizations are monitoring the referendum in Armenia.

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