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Georgia may start using biometric voters lists

By | April 30th, 2013|Categories: Elections '12-'13, News|Tags: |

Voters queuing on election day October 1, 2012. (DFWatch photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia is considering using biometric information to identify voters in the next election. A cross-faction group in parliament presented a proposal on Monday about how to prepare the voters’ list in the future. Those behind the project […]

ISFED approves work of voters list commission

By | August 16th, 2012|Categories: NGO news|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Despite its shortcomings, International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED) and Council of Europe’s election program advisor, Igor Gaon, are positive to how the Commission for Voters’ List Accuracy is working. The commission will […]

Delay in electoral roll check

By | November 6th, 2011|Categories: Elections, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch - As less than a year is left until Georgians will go to the polls again, the government should have been moving ahead with a commission to go through the electoral roll, following a rush law amendment, but as of now the commission has not yet been set up. To have such a commission [...]

Groups boycott right-to-vote reform

By | October 15th, 2011|Categories: Elections, Legal reform, News|Tags: |

Three rights groups refuse to take part in a new system meant to guarantee every Georgian the right to vote, because they think the reform may make things worse. Parliament has just decided to establish a new system for going through the voters rolls and make sure that every citizen who has a right to vote [...]