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27.5% out of 32% of the voters, who will go to the polls in Nagorno-Karabakh by all means, are going to vote for the incumbent President Bako Sahakyan, Head of the Sociometer Center Aharon Adibekyan said at today's press conference.
He said that the key rival of Sahakyan during the July 19 presidential elections is Vitaly Balasanyan, a hero of the Artsakh war: 3% of the voters are ready to vote for Balasanyan. Adibekyan said that even the poor population and the pensioners of the NKR are ready to vote for Sahakyan. "There is no social or age group which will unambiguously give their votes to Balasanyan.
The sociologist added that the youth of Karabakh are going to vote for Arkady Soghomonyan, Assistant Principal of the Stepanakert branch of the Armenian State Agrarian University, who has promised to make the education in Karabakh free in case he is elected president.
To recall, the presidential election in Karabakh is scheduled for July 19. The election campaign started on June 20 and will last till July 17. The Central Electoral Commission of the NKR has registered all the four candidates: Bako Sahakyan, the incumbent president of the NKR, Vitaly Balasanyan, member of the NKR Parliament, Arkady Soghomonyan, Assistant Principal of the Stepanakert branch of the Armenian State Agrarian University, and Valery Khachatryan, the ex-head of the Administration Department of the NKR Parliament.