The counting of votes in the parliamentary elections in Georgia
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The results of processing of 99% of bulletins on elections in Georgia, the Parliament passed two parties. It is the ruling party “Georgian dream — Democratic Georgia” and the party supporters of ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili “United national movement”
In the parliamentary elections in Georgia, the ruling party “Georgian dream — Democratic Georgia” is gaining 48.61 per cent of the vote. About it it is reported on the website of the CEC of the country after processing 99,41% (3680 polling stations from 3701) ballots.
Second place is occupied by supporters of former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili — opposition party “United national movement”. She, according to data currently, gathered of 27.04% of the vote.
No more party after processing almost 99.5% of the ballots failed to overcome the 5% barrier necessary to obtain seats in Parliament. The closest to this figure was selected “the Alliance of patriots of Georgia”, which is gaining 4.99% of the votes, and the party “Free Democrats” from 4.59%.
Parliamentary elections were held in Georgia on Saturday. Deputies are elected for four-year terms.
Exit polls from polling stations showed the success of the ruling party. However, if the exit polls conducted by TNS at the order of “First Georgian channel”, gave the “Georgian dream” of 53.8%, the polling company GFK Custom Research, commissioned by the TV channel Rustavi 2 (supporting Saakashvili’s supporters), pointed out that “Georgian dream” gains of 39.9%, and “United national movement” from 32.74% of the vote.