Presidential candidate Raffi Hovannisian said on Monday that the Central Election Commission of Armenia (CEC) must "bear heavy responsibility for anti-lawful and anti-democratic behavior," Mediamax reported.
"Following the CEC's decision today, we have five days to appeal to the Constitutional Court and protest the results of the election. We may appeal to the Constitutional Court by March 2," Raffi Hovannisian said.
He added that he would continue taking the successive steps so that "people don't get disappointed and continue the begun work."
Presidential elections were held in Armenia on Feb.18. Incumbent President Serzh Sargsyan won the presidential elections with 58.64 per cent of the vote. The First Foreign Minister of Armenia Raffi Hovannisian finished second winning 36.75 per cent, while former Prime Minister Hrant Bagratyan finished third receiving 2.15 per cent of the vote.