Georgian CEC counts 98.8 percent of votes, Georgian Dream keeps leading position
Georgia, Tbilisi, Oct. 3 / Trend N. Kirtzkhalia /
The Georgian CEC has counted the votes from 3,652 (98.8 per cent) of the 3,766 constituencies.
The opposition coalition Georgian Dream Party continues to maintain a lead with 54.94 per cent (1.173.414 votes).
The ruling United National Movement - more good to people Party ranks second with 40.33 per cent (861,342 votes).
The Giorgi Targamadze Christian-Democratic Movement gained 2.04 per cent (43,626 votes), Shalva Natelashvili - Georgian Labour Party - 1.2 per cent (26,514 votes).
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