second round of 2016 election

Georgia’s ruling party secures enough seats to amend Constitution

By | October 31st, 2016|Categories: Elections|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The ruling party Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia won a constitutional majority in the second round of the parliamentary elections, winning all but one majoritarian district, mostly by a significant majority. In Mtatsmimda district, GD had decided […]

Many irregularities in second round of Georgia’s election for parliament

By | October 30th, 2016|Categories: Elections|Tags: |

There were reports many places of people trying to vote with their fingers already marked. (Netgazeti.) TBILISI, DFWatch–In parts of Georgia, voters went to the polls again on Sunday in the second round of the parliamentary election. There were runoff contests in 50 single-seat districts, accounting for a third of the seats in the assembly. Voting took place against a background […]

Saakashvili’s wife withdraws from Georgian runoff election, citing fraud

By | October 23rd, 2016|Categories: Elections|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s former first lady Sandra Roelofs is withdrawing from the runoff election for parliament in Zugdidi, after the repeat ballot in three of Zugdidi’s precincts reveals that her opponent from the Georgian Dream is leading by a significant margin. […]

Tbilisi NGO workers urge opposition for action against imminent GD constitutional majority

By | October 18th, 2016|Categories: Elections|Tags: , , |

Irakli Kobakhidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch--Individual members of some of the non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the Georgian capital Tbilisi are now calling on opposition political parties to call on their voters to support opposition candidates in the second round of the parliamentary election, fearing that the ruling Georgian Dream might secure enough seats in the new parliament to [...]

Georgia to hold second round of parliamentary election Oct 30

By | October 17th, 2016|Categories: Elections|Tags: , |

(DFWatch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The date for the second round of Georgia’s parliamentary election has been set to October 30. 50 election districts will vote for single seat candidates for parliament, the Central Election Commission (CEC) announced. Candidates for the ruling GD […]

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. […]