Georgia holds second round of local elections

Georgia Materials 30 October 2021 10:54 (UTC +04:00)
Georgia holds second round of local elections

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct. 30

By Maryana Akhmedova – Trend:

Georgia is holding the second round of municipal elections, Trend reports via Georgian media.

Georgian citizens will elect mayors of 5 self-governing cities and 15 municipalities, along with 42 majority deputies of city councils should be elected in 24 districts.

Some 1830 polling stations have been opened in Georgia on October 30, along with 29 special polling stations for the individuals who are on self-isolation because of COVID-19.

A total of 2,088,277 people are participating in the second round of the elections, and 5,309 voters are registered from the parties.

The number of observers from 100 local organizations reached 35,198 people.

Some 52 international organizations are registered to observe the elections – 1,102 observers, along with 3,711 journalists, that have been accredited to cover the elections.

The first round of municipal elections was held on October 2. The "Georgian Dream" candidates won the first round in the mayoral elections in 44 out of 64 municipalities.


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