Georgia, Tbilisi, Oct. 3 / Trend N.Kirtskhalia /
Georgian CEC estimated at this time the data from 3674 (99.4 percent) of 3766 polling stations.
According to initial information, the opposition coalition "Bidzina Ivanishvili - The Georgian Dream" continues to lead - 54.9 percent (1,179,930 votes).
The ruling party - "United National Movement - more good people" is second - 40.35 percent (867,102 votes).
Other parties' results are: "Giorgi Targamadze Christian-Democratic Movement" - 2.04 percent (43,913 votes), "Natelashvili - Labor Party of Georgia" - 1.2 percent (26,674 votes).
Parliamentary elections were held in Georgia on October 1. Around 14 parties and two political blocs participated in the elections.
Parliamentary elections were held in Georgia on a mixed - list, majority system. Around 150 MPs must be elected - 77 on the lists (a passing barrier of five per cent) and 73 - single-seat constituencies.
Parliament will receive more authority in 2013 after amendments to the Constitution take effect resulting in the president's power being reduced.
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