About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 10:55 - 1 May.'18
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
CEC Announces Tentative Dates for Repeat and Runoff Elections
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 16 Oct.'16 / 18:43

Central Election Commission (CEC) said on Sunday that second round contests for majoritarian MP seats in 50 single-mandate constituencies are expected for October 30 and likely date for repeat elections for majoritarian MP in four precincts is October 22.

The dates will be officially set after formal procedures are finalized, according to CEC, which also said that it decided to announce tentative dates “for election stakeholders and because of high public interest” towards the issue.

Repeat elections will be held in one precinct of Marneuli and three precincts of Zugdidi municipality.

Voting in precinct No.48 of election district No.36 in the village of Kizilajlo of the Marneuli municipality was disrupted by a violent incident when a group of opposition supporters tried to storm the polling station. Six men were arrested and sent to pretrial detention in connection to the incident.

UNM party’s majoritarian MP candidate Akmamed Imamquliyev is leading the race in Marneuli over his closest competitor, GDDG’s Tamaz Naveriani, with 47.91% to 43.41% of votes. Imamquliyev, according to preliminary results, has a lead by a margin of 907 votes and the repeat vote at the invalidated precinct should decide the outcome of the race in Marneuli – whether there will be an outright winner or the race will go into the second round.

Repeat elections for majoritarian MP will also be held at three precincts – No.38, No.79, and No.108, of election district No.66 in Zugdidi Municipality.

Georgia’s ex-first lady Sandra Roelofs of UNM and GDDG’s Edisher Toloraia are the main contenders for the majoritarian seat from that election district of Zugdidi – the latter has a lead by a margin of 372 votes.

Two precincts in Zugdidi municipality – No.79 and No.108, in the village of Jikhashkari of were invalidated after they were raided during which polling materials were destroyed. Two men were arrested in connection to these incidents – one of the, supporter of the GDDG ruling party was sent to pretrial detention.

Latest News
01 May.'18 10:55
We Have Moved to a New Platform
Direct Your Bookmarks to https://civil.ge.
29 Apr.'18 03:54
Ruling Party Candidate Wins MP By-Elections
Givi Chichinadze will represent Vani and Khoni single-mandate constituency in the Parliament of Georgia.
28 Apr.'18 09:40
Polls Open for Vani and Khoni MP By-Elections
48,123 voters are eligible to cast their ballots in Vani and Khoni single-mandate constituency.
27 Apr.'18 17:23
State Dept’s Europe Affairs Point Man to Visit Tbilisi
Wess Mitchell will meet senior government officials and address the NATO-Georgia Public Diplomacy Forum.
27 Apr.'18 13:45
In Quotes: Georgian Politicians on Ex-PM Bidzina Ivanishvili’s Comeback
Bidzina Ivanishvili will be approved as the Georgian Dream party chairman at the upcoming convention.
26 Apr.'18 18:15
SG Jens Stoltenberg: Georgia NATO’s ‘Very Close’ Partner
The NATO Secretary General says Foreign Ministers meeting tomorrow will recognize the country’s progress.
26 Apr.'18 14:24
Ex-PM Ivanishvili to Chair Georgian Dream Party
Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said Ivanishvili was ‘best equipped’ to add new dynamism to the party.
26 Apr.'18 11:12
Lawmaker Proposes Criminal Liability for ‘Insult of Religious Feelings’
The parliamentary human rights committee decided to set up a working group for scrutinizing the draft law.
25 Apr.'18 17:21
New Abkhaz Government Head Appointed
Gennady Gagulia has served as the Abkhaz “prime minister” twice - in 1995-1997, and 2002-2003.
25 Apr.'18 14:43
Watchdog Improves Georgia’s Press Freedom Ranking
None of the countries of the former Soviet Union (except the Baltics) are ranked ahead of Georgia.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2021, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
15