The Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Central Electoral Commission (NKR/Artsakh CEC) on Tuesday published the preliminary results—as of 3am—of Monday’s constitutional referendum in the country.
Accordingly, a total of 79,428 NKR citizens from the 103,793 citizens that are eligible to vote have cast ballots, and this makes up 76.44 percent of the total number of eligible voters.
The number of ballots cast in favor of the proposed constitutional amendments is 69,540, or 87.6 percent of the total vote.
The number of ballots cast against is 7,686, or 9.7 percent of the total vote.
And the number of invalid ballots is 2,202, or 2.8 percent of the total vote.
The NKR on Monday conducted a constitutional referendum.
The respective constitutional amendments envision a transition from a semi-presidential to a presidential system of government in Artsakh.