Georgia, Tbilisi, Oct. 2 / Trend N. Kirtzkhalia /
The opposition coalition Georgian Dream Party is in the lead after counting almost 20 per cent of the votes in the CEC.
According to the CEC, at present the Georgian Dream Party has 53.3 per cent of the vote. The ruling party United National Movement with 41.5 per cent of votes ranks second.
Regarding the election results by majority lists, the CEC said that the candidates from the ruling party are in the lead in 27 constituencies and 18 from the "Georgian Dream" of 73 single-member constituencies. The data of majority lists of other constituencies have not been counted yet.
Parliamentary elections were held in Georgia on October 1. Around 14 parties and two political blocs participated in the elections.
Parliament will receive more authority in 2013 after amendments to the Constitution take force resulting in the president's power being reduced.
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