Georgia, Tbilisi, Oct. 2 / Trend N. Kirtzkhalia /
The Georgian CEC continues publishing the initial results of the parliamentary elections as of Oct. 1.
According to the initial information, the opposition coalition "Bidzina Ivanishvili - Georgian Dream" continues keeping a leading position with 53.02 per cent.
The ruling United National Movement - more good to people Party ranks second with 41.75 per cent.
"Giorgi Targamadze Christian-Democratic Movement" gained 2.27 per cent, Shalva Natelashvili - Georgian Labor Party - 1.32 per cent, New Right - 0.48 per cent.
In general, the votes were counted from 908 (24.2 per cent) of 3,766 constituencies.
The 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 - 5 per cent), 73 - single-seat constituencies.
Parliament will receive more authority in 2013 after amendments to the Constitution take force resulting in the president's power being reduced.
The opposition coalition "Georgian Dream" leads after counting almost 20 per cent of votes in the CEC.
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