Georgian PM to discuss electoral system with opposition
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 13
Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili is ready to meet with non-parliamentary opposition to discuss the country's electoral system, Sputnik reported.
Georgia has the so-called mixed system. The parliament consists of 77 MPs elected upon the proportional system (the candidates offered on the basis of party lists) and 73 MPs elected upon the majority system. The country's authorities are against the abolition of the majoritarian system for election-2016.
Kvirikashvili will meet with interparty group. They will discuss the possibility of abolishing the mixed electoral system for the upcoming parliamentary election.
A mixed electoral system is in the interests of the Georgian authorities, the opposition said.