Elections in Georgia: 2020 Parliamentary Elections

A Georgian woman votes in the 2013 presidential election via mobile ballot box.

On Saturday, October 31, Georgian voters will elect all 150 members of Parliament. Recent reforms to Georgia’s Electoral Code have been followed by an increase in the number of competing political parties and greater diversity of political platforms. The elections will determine whether the ruling party will remain in power, if it will need to expand its coalition or if a different political actor will take over the majority.

To help you understand this important electoral process, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) provides Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Elections in Georgia: 2020 Parliamentary Elections. IFES FAQs include:

  • What is the electoral system?
  • What provisions are in place to support the equal rights of women and ensure women’s representation in government?
  • How is the election management body protecting the elections and voters from COVID-19?
  • How will election disputes be adjudicated?

Learn more about IFES' programs in Georgia and follow @IFESGeorgia on Facebook.

Additionally, follow IFES' COVID-19 Survival Guide for Democracies and #COVIDxDemocracy for new analysis and innovative solutions during this time of uncertainty.

Please note that these FAQs were originally published on October 26, 2020. They were updated on October 28 after more information became available.

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