The second round of local elections will be held on October 30. Irakli Kobakhidze, the chairman of the Georgian Dream, stated today, October 3.
According to the preliminary data of the Central Election Commission [11:00 am], the October 2 local self-government elections in 20 cities of Georgia did not reveal a winning candidate for mayor.
None of the candidates in these 20 cities was able to get more than 50% of the vote, including Tbilisi, where Kakha Kaladze and Nika Melia will face each other in the second round.
UNM and Georgian Dream candidates will face each other in 17 cities in the second round, Giorgi Gakharia’s candidate Besarion Bendeliani came second in Tsageri, and independent candidates Tamaz Mechiauri and Konstantine Sharashidze will face the Georgian Dream in two cities – Tianeti and Ozurgeti.
A second round of self-government elections will take place on October 30 in 20 cities:
Tbilisi, Rustavi, Kutaisi, Poti, Batumi, Telavi, Tianeti, Kareli, Khashuri, Tsageri, Baghdati, Tskaltubo, Ozurgeti, Senaki, Martvili, Khobi, Zugdidi, Tsalenjikha, Chkhorotskhu, Khelvachauri.
By Ana Dumbadze