Rerun polls of parliamentary elections held at Georgia`s 11 stations
Rerun polling of Parliamentary Elections 2012 through majoritarian system is being held at 11 election precincts of Georgia. In accordance with the legislation, election precincts opened at 08:00 a.m.today and the polling will end at 20:00 p.m.
The rerun parliamentary elections are being held at 11 polling station of
three of Georgia`s majority constituencies in the Gori and Signagi districts and at nine polling stations in the Khashuri district.
The Georgian Central Elections Commission obliged these polling stations to hold rerun elections because of the violations reported from these stations at the October 1 national parliamentary elections. Back then, according to preliminary results, representatives of the former ruling party United National Movement were leading polls at these stations.
The situation at all the polling stations is quiet.
"We would like to remind you that election campaigning is prohibited in polling stations on election day, either for or against an election subject. It is forbidden to bring into polling stations t-shirts, caps or any other material with campaign symbols for election subjects - doing so can result in a fine of 1,000 GEL", the statement by the Central Election Commission says.
The Central Elections Commission is to announce final results of the parliamentary polls by October 20. According to preliminary data, the Georgian Dream party has won 83 seats in the new parliament (39 seats from one-seat constituencies and 44 by party tickets), while the United National Movement has won 67 seats (34 - from one-seat constituencies, and 33 - by party tickets).
The new parliament is to convene for its first session by October 21.