Georgian CEC announces final results of presidential elections
Tbilisi, Georgia, Nov.12
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend: On Nov.12, the Georgian CEC announced the final results of the Georgian presidential elections held on Oct.27.
The candidate from the ruling "Georgian Dream" coalition, Giorgi Margvelashvili won in the elections with 1,012,569 votes and some 62.12 percent of voters that participated in the elections voted for him.
The candidate from the "United National Movement" David Barkadze gathered 354,206 votes which amount to 21.73 percent.
The leader of the Democratic Movement - United Georgia, Nino Burjanadze had 10.18 percent (165,933 votes)
The leader of Labour Party Shalva Natelashvili ranked fourth with 2.88 percent of votes and the leader of Christian-Democratic Movement, Georgi Targamadze ranked fifth with 1.06 percent of the vote.
The other candidates gathered below one percent of the vote.
Shalva Natelashvili doesn't agree with the CEC decision and he attempted to disrupt the final meeting of the commission. However, security didn't allow him to enter the building.
Natelashvili demands a recount of votes at all polling stations. He intends to appeal against the CEC decision in court.
The leader of the Labour party intends to come to Margvelashvili's inauguration on Nov.17 and to prevent the president's assumption of an office. He called on his supporters to support him in the action in the parliament yard in Tbilisi.