Georgia, Tbilisi, Oct.1 / Trend, N.Kirtskhalia /
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili thanked all the people of Georgia, which has taken active part in the parliamentary elections.
"Although the final election results have not been counted yet, the elections themselves were democratic, as we have promised," Saakashvili said on Monday evening after some exit-poll outcomes were announced.
The President of Georgia noted that the "Georgian Dream" opposition coalition won proportional elections, and "United National Movement" (UNM) won majoritarian elections.
"The opposition won proportional elections in Tbilisi and UNM is in the regions, but we are not going to divide the country and we will work together," he said.
The parliamentary elections held in Georgia on Monday. 77 of 150 deputies elected by proportional system, 73 - in majority districts.
According to preliminary results of exit polls in elections opposition coalition "Georgian Dream" leading. The ruling party said that compensates defeat the proportional gain in majority districts.
Saakashvili underlined that although the election campaign was intense and sometimes "dirty", all should be forgotten, and cooperate for country's further development.
"We are ready to cooperate and work with the new parliament" - he said.
Saakashvili said that the transfer of last Parliament power will be carried out fine.
The election will be declared valid if the number of voters will be at least one third of the total electorate.
Proportional elections are elections taking place on the party list when the voter shall vote for the party, not for the person.
Majoritary electoral system - a system of elections to the collegial body (Parliament) or elections of the official. The candidates become elected, if they receive the majority of votes in the electoral district where they are running for.
Do you have any feedback? Contact our journalist at email@example.com