Polling stations close: exit polls for Tbilisi mayoral race released

Georgia Materials 2 October 2021 20:36 (UTC +04:00)

Imedi TV, opposition-minded Formula and Mtavari TV channels have released their commissioned exit poll results in today’s municipal elections as of 6 p.m., Trend reports citing Ageda.ge.

The exit poll results are as follows:

Gorbi exit polls commissioned by Imedi TV for Tbilisi mayoral race:

Kakha Kaladze - ruling Georgian Dream party - 51.3%.
Nika Melia - United opposition - 34.6%.
Ex-PM Giorgi Gakharia - For Georgia parry - 5.6%.

Edison Research exit polls commissioned by Formula TV:

Kakha Kaladze - 43%.
Nika Melia - 39%.
Giorgi Gakharia - 7%.

Ipsos exit polls commissioned by Mtavari Arkhi:

Nika Melia - 40.8%.
Kakha Kaladze - 40.2%.
Giorgi Gakharia - 8.7%.

Only the Imedi TV commissioned exit polls say that there will be no need for the second round of elections in Tbilisi.