Acting PM Nikol Pashinyan’s Civil Contract party’s lead over the “Hayastan Dashinq” led Former President Robert Kocharyan has drastically decreased, currently standing at 1.8%, a fresh survey conducted by Gallup International reveals, reports PanArmenian and ArmInfo.
The Civil Contract Party’s approval rating dropped by 10.7% from 33.1% in February, down to 22.4% in early June, however, support for the “Hayastan Dashinq” led Former President Robert Kocharyan increased by 14.6% from 7.8% in February to 22.4% in early June.
According to Gallup International, the results of the poll show that a majority of citizens still intend to take part in the June 20 parliamentary elections. In particular, 55.3% of the respondents noted that they would definitely vote. 11.9% said, “most likely yes,” 10.6% said “most likely not,” 20.7% said “definitely not,” and 1.5% found it difficult to answer.
At the same time, the majority of rural communities and regional cities, 31.8% and 19.4%, said they would vote for Pashinyan’s party respectively, and in Yerevan only 15.1% are ready to vote for him. Meanwhile, more votes for the “Hayastan Dashinq” are in Yerevan – 24.6%, in regional cities – 23.4%, and in villages – 14.5%.
All the other relatively major political forces gained a little ground, according to the survey. Prosperous Armenia’s rating grew from 3.7% to 4.2%, as did those of Bright Armenia (from 1.8% to 2.9%). “I Have the Honor” bloc, meanwhile, which was formed when the Republicans and the opposition Hayrenik party joined forces, has received the preliminary support of 3.9% of respondents.