misuse of administrative resources for election campaign

Government commission warns against local transgressions

By | August 18th, 2012|Categories: Elections, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – The inter-agency commission tasked with monitoring the election process calls on local governments not to place party symbols in their offices, as this is a violation of law. Tamar Kintsurashvili, a member of the commission, said on Monday […]

Speaker of Parliament is abusing his position

By | August 7th, 2012|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Now that the date of Georgia’s parliamentary elections has been set to October 1, political parties are under certain restrictions set by law, that last until Election Day. One restriction is that it is prohibited to use administrative resources for campaigning. […]

Saakashvili using state budget to secure election victory

By | July 21st, 2012|Categories: NGO news|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – A new report warns that the government may be using money from the state budget to affect the outcome of the election. ”The state budget is less defined. So there is a risk that the ruling party will use it for its own interests,” explained Eka Gigauri, […]