Why Armenia Election Opinion Polls Did Not Reflect Reality

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s Civil Contract Party won the election by a landslide. Opinion polls didn’t exactly show this scenario. What happened and what does this say about polling in Armenia? And, how will Pashinyan govern now that the Armenian people have given him a second chance? 

Dr. Nerses Kopalyan, assistant professor-in-residence of Political Science at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, helps us answer some of these questions.