According to preliminary data of the CEC of Georgia in the second round of parliamentary elections in 48 constituencies out of 50 candidates won the ruling party “Georgian dream”, reports “Interfax”. In two electoral districts – Mtatsminda in Tbilisi and Khashuri’s – won by independent candidates, Salome Zurabishvili and Simon Nozadze.
Following the results of parliamentary elections, the ruling party will get a new
Parliament 115 out of 150 Deputy mandates two mandates more
The former ruling party “United national movement”
(UNM), founded by the ex-President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili, suffered a
a crushing defeat in the second round of parliamentary elections after failing
to any mandate.
Saakashvili’s wife Sandra Roelofs a week ago refused
to participate in the second round of elections in Zugdidi election
district, where in the first round of 8 October, she scored
almost the same number of votes the candidate from the ruling
the party “Georgian dream” Adesara Colora. However, the last name Roelofs remained on the ballot, and voted for 29% of the electorate, while its rival – 71% of voters.
After the first round of parliamentary elections, the former President and
the informal leader of the United national movement Mikheil Saakashvili called on party members to give up not only participate in the second round of elections, but also to take the already obtained 27 seats and not enter the new Parliament. Saakashvili’s proposal was rejected at the Council END.
According to the results on 8 October first round of elections, the UNM received
27 mandates, the party “Alliance of patriots of Georgia” six mandates.
In the Parliament elected in 2012, the “Georgian dream” was 85
Deputy mandates, UNM, 65 seats.