Second Round of Elections to Be Held on November 28

The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Georgia decided at the session that the second round of October 28 Presidential Elections will be held on November 28.

CEC said that November 28 had been declared a non-working day throughout Georgia.

Salome Zurabishvili, independent candidate, backed by the ruling party Georgian Dream (GD), and Grigol Vashadze, candidate of the United Opposition, are taking part in the second round of elections.

The CEC also stated that Georgian emigrants will be able to vote until 12 am on November 28, while the elections in Afphanistan, for Georgian peacekeepers there, will take place on November 26.

The elections will be held in 73 electoral districts. According to the CEC, 3,637 polling stations throughout the country will be opened and 11 polling stations can be created in exceptional cases. Number of polling stations abroad will be 57 in total. 3,504,082 people are registered in the list of voters, 14,795 voters are registered abroad. In total  3,518,877 Georgians are registered for the runoff.

By Thea Morrison

15 November 2018 02:04