Gap between Georgia's ruling party and ‘Georgia dream’ narrows
Georgia, Tbilisi, Oct.2 / Trend, N.Kirtskhalia /
The Central Election Commission of Georgia continues to publish the initial results of parliamentary elections held on Oct.1 while receiving new data from the polling stations.
According to initial information, the opposition coalition "Bidzina Ivanishvili - Georgia Dream" continues to lead with 52.77 percent of votes.
The ruling party - "United National Movement-More Benefit for people" ranks the second with 42.08 percent of votes.
The parties are followed by - "Giorgi Targamadze Christian-Democratic Movement" - 2.23 percent, "Shalva Natelashvili - Labour Party of Georgia" - 1.36 percent, "New Rights" - 0.46 percent.
In total, data from 577 (15.35 percent) out of 3,766 polling stations has been counted.
According to counted data, the ruling party's majoritarian candidates are leading in 26 constituencies out of 45 constituencies, while "Georgia Dream" - in the rest.
Parliamentary elections took place in Georgia on Oct.1, which were attended by 14 parties and two political blocks.
In 2013, after amendments to the Constitution will take effect, the Parliament will receive more authority, and the rights of the head of state will be curtailed.