YPC Weekly Newsletter

2013


NCTR MONITORING FOUND NO VIOLATIONS IN COVERAGE OF YEREVAN COUNCIL OF ELDERS ELECTIONS

On May 8, the National Commission on Television and Radio released the data on the monitoring of the ensuring of equal conditions for parties/party bloc by Armenian TV and radio companies during the official campaign of the Yerevan Council of Elders elections, held on May 5, 2013. As we have reported, the monitoring was implemented by NCTR in line with the RA Electoral Code (see details in YPC Weekly Newsletter, March 8-14, 2013).

According to the NCTR report, in the period of pre-election promotion (April 7 – May 3, 2013), as well as on May 4 and 5 (days, when the pre-election promotion is forbidden), the broadcasters did not violate the Electoral Code and the RA Law “On Television and Radio”.