As of 1 p.m. the hotline of the Ombudsman’s Office received around 20 calls mainly in regard to the accumulation of people in polling stations, failure to stream the electoral process online, the lack of facilities to make voting possible for persons with disabilities.
As a result of the activities conducted in cooperation with the Police, the Central Election Committee and other competent institutions, the complaints were resolved in a short period of time. Legal consultations were provided in regard to all oral complaints submitted by the citizens.
The Ombudsman’s Office has not received any information in regard to the electoral process in Penitentiary institutions yet.
During the whole day the Ombudsman’s Office is in contact with the representatives of the international organizations with the mandate to observe the electoral process.
Media publications and information in social networks concerning the violations of electoral rights, as well as the publications of the local observation missions are being analyzed.
Publications containing crime elements are being sent to criminal prosecution bodies.
Working groups are also operating in Shirak, Gegharkunik, Lori and Syunik provinces.