Arayik Harutyunyan Scores Landslide Victory in Artsakh Presidential Runoff

Arayik Harutyunyan

(Armenpress)- Former prime minister and former state minister Arayik Harutyunyan has scored a landslide victory in the second round of the Artsakh presidential election, according to preliminary results.

Artsakh’s electoral board announced that Harutyunyan, the head of the Free Fatherland Party, garnered 88%, or 39860 votes.

The turnover was 45% (47165 voters).

Harutyunyan’s rival, the incumbent foreign minister Masis Mayilyan, garnered only 12% of votes.