election results 2016

UNM political council convenes Tuesday to set out post-election path

By | October 11th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |

Davit Bakradze at a UNM rally in Tbilisi Oct. 5, 2016. (DFWatch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The National Movement plans to convene the party’s political council Tuesday evening to discuss further plans after dismissing the results of the parliamentary election. Some proposed to boycott the second round of the majoritorian elections […]

Confusion over election math: Will Georgia’s third party get into parliament?

By | October 10th, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–There is confusion over how to interpret the results of Saturday’s election in Georgia. A CEC spokesperson said Monday that the third party Alliance of Patriots is still below the threshold, but even so, the commission will discuss if it may still be qualified with 4.998%. […]

51 election districts will hold second round of parliamentary election

By | October 10th, 2016|Categories: Elections|Tags: , , |

(DFWatch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–51 election districts in Georgia will likely hold a second round of parliamentary election; 18 of them will be in the capital Tbilisi. After 99.92% of votes have been counted, the governing Georgian Dream party has 48.6% in the proportionate system. […]

Third party Patriot Alliance is 244 votes from getting into parliament

By | October 9th, 2016|Categories: Elections|Tags: , , |

Davit Tarkhan-Mouravi of the Patriot Alliance. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Alliance of Patriots is out of parliament, after it seemed for a few hours it had succeeded in surpassing the minimum threshold. At 3pm, the Alliance was at exactly 5 percent, and seemed qualified to get representatives into the new national assembly as the third party, […]