Georgian CEC counts over half of votes – Georgian Dream still leading
Georgia, Tbilisi, Oct. 2 /Trend N. Kirtskhalia/
Georgian CEC has counted data from 1773 electoral districts (46.9 per cent) out of 3 766.
According to preliminary information the Georgian Dream opposition coalition is keeping up the leadership with 54.1 per cent.
The ruling United National Movement holds the second position with 41,03 per cent.
The Giorgi Targamadze Christian-Democratic Movement ranks third with 2.08 per cent, Shalva Natelashvili - Georgian Labour Party - fourth with 1.29 per cent.
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 of five per cent) and 73 - single-seat constituencies.
Parliament will receive more authority in 2013 after amendments to the Constitution take effect resulting in the president's power being reduced.