Tbilisi, Georgia, June 10
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
Nine special polling stations will be opened in military parts of the country as part of holding the municipal elections in Georgia on June 15.
The special polling stations will operate in military units in Tbilisi, Gori, Khashuri (Shida Kartli), Baghdati (Imereti region), Senaki (Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti) and Batumi (Autonomous Republic of Ajara). Up to 3,300 servicemen of the country will be able to vote there, the Georgian Defense Ministry reported on June 10.
Up to 1,200 servicemen will be able to vote at the polling stations located near military bases. All other servicemen and representatives of the Georgian Defense Ministry will be able to vote at the place of registration.
Last week, Georgian Deputy Defense Minister Tamara Karosanidze informed the servicemen about a voting procedure at special polling stations in military units.
"The purpose of the meeting was to inform the servicemen about the guarantees of freedom of choice and the secrecy of the ballot, as well as the rights and duties of servicemen envisaged by the legislation," the Georgian Defense Ministry reported.
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