Elections in Georgia (country)
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Elections in Georgia gives information on elections and election results in Georgia. An election is a process in which a vote is held to elect candidates to an office. It is the mechanism by which a democracy fills elective offices in the legislature, and sometimes the executive and judiciary, and in which electorates choose local government officials.
Georgia elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected for a five-year term by the people. The Parliament of Georgia has 150 members, elected for a four-year term, 77 seats by proportional representation and 73 in single-seat constituencies.
Georgia has a multi-party system, with two main parties.
|style="width: 5px; background-color: #004a99;" |||Georgian Dream
|style="width: 5px; background-color: #B22222;" |||United National Movement||873,233||40.34||33||32||65||54|
|style="width: 5px; background-color: #A52A2A;" |||Christian Democratic Union
|style="width: 5px; background-color: #16166B;" |||Labour Party of Georgia||26,759||1.24||0||0||0||0||6|
|style="width: 5px; background-color: #FFA500;" |||Free Georgia||5,892||0.43||0||0||0||0||0|
|For a fair Georgia||4,091||0.19||0||0||0||0||0|
|National Democratic Party||3,050||0.14||0||0||0||0||0|
|Tavisupleba (Freedom Movement)||1,023||0.05||0||0||0||0||0|
|Merab Kostava Society||1,011||0.05||0||0||0||0||0|
|Source: Central Election Commission of Georgia Results; Civil.ge, results of repeat polling
Note: * The Republican Party had two seats before the election.
|Total 56.19% turnout; 3,527,964 eligible voters||1,982,318||100.0|
|Parties and alliances||Votes||%||Seats|
|United National Movement – for Victorious Georgia||1,050,237||59.18||119|
|Electoral Bloc The Joint Opposition (National Council, New Rights)||314,668||17.73||17|
|Giorgi Targamadze – Christian-Democrats||153,634||8.66||6|
|Shalva Natelashvili – Labour Party||132,092||7.44||6|
|Party of Republicans||67,037||3.78||2|
|Electoral Bloc Alliance of the Rights, Topadze-Industrials (MGS, Unity, EDP)||16,440||0.93||0|
|Political Union Christian-Democratic Alliance (QDA)||15,839||0.89||0|
|Political Union of Citizens Georgian Policy||8,231||0.46||0|
|Electoral Bloc Traditionalists – Our Georgia and Women Party||7,880||0.44||0|
|Political Union Georgian Sportsmen Union||3,308||0.19||0|
|National Party of Radical-Democrats of the whole Georgia||3,180||0.18||0|
|Political Party Our Country||2,101||0.12||0|
|Total (turnout 53.9%)||1,773,809||100.00||150|
|Sources: Central Election Commission, Civil Georgia|
|Candidates and nominating parties||Votes||%|
|Mikheil Saakashvili - National Movement - Democrats (Nats'ionaluri Modzraoba – Demokrathebi)||1,692,728||96.0|
|Total 82.8 % turnout, 1,762,972 registered voters||1,762,972||100.0|
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