Elections in Georgia: October 1 Parliamentary Elections

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27 Sep 2012

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Georgians head to the polls on October 1, 2012, to elect 150 representatives to their parliament. Elected parliamentarians will enjoy increased powers due to new constitutional amendments that will come into force two-months after the next presidential election, scheduled for October 2013.

With over 100 registered international and local monitoring and observation groups, 14 political parties and two party blocs, Elections in Georgia: October 1 Parliamentary Elections, IFES' series of frequently asked questions, provides clarity on the parties running for office, the coalitions that have formed and current issues. Topics addressed include:

  • What laws regulate parliamentary elections?
  • What is the current political situation?
  • When will the results be announced?

Download IFES' FAQ on Elections in Georgia.

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