Presidential candidate Giorgi Margvelashvili gains 47 percent of Georgian emigrants’ votes
Georgia, Tbilisi, Oct. 28 / Trend, N. Kirtzkhalia /
Presidential candidate from the Georgian Dream Giorgi Margvelashvili received 46.99 percent of Georgian emigrants' votes. David Bakradze gained 40.7 percent, CEC spokesperson Eka Azarashvili told media on Monday.
The votes at 40 of 50 polling stations opened outside the country have been counted.
She said that the polling stations were opened in 34 countries. Around 3,634 voters or 7.5 percent of all eligible Georgian emigrants voted in the presidential elections.
"This is relatively low compared to the numbers of Georgian citizens living abroad who voted in the parliamentary elections of 2012," she said. It was 18 percent then."
The presidential elections were held in Georgia on October 27.