Ruling National Movement party leads in elections to Adjarian Supreme Council
Georgia, Tbilisi, Oct. 2 / Trend N. Kirtzkhalia /
According to the preliminary data, the ruling National Movement Party gaining 51.1 per cent of the votes, is in the lead at the elections to the Adjarian Supreme Council.
According to the Georgian CEC, the Georgian Dream Party in Adjara got 41.1 per cent of the votes.
Elections to the Supreme Council were held in six constituencies. The representatives of the National Movement Party are in the lead in two constituencies, whilst the Georgian Dream Party is ahead in two other constituencies. The votes have not been counted in Batumi and Kobuleti.
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.
According to data obtained from 577 (15.35 per cent) of 3766 constituencies, the opposition coalition Bidzina Ivanishvili - Georgian Dream Party is in the lead with 52.77 per cent of votes.
The ruling United National Movement - more good to people Party ranks second with 42.08 per cent.