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Second round of parliamentary elections takes place in Georgia
14:47, 30 October 2016
Second round of parliamentary elections takes place in Georgia

Major competitors are fighting for 50 seats in the Parliament through single-member districts

14:47, 30 October 2016

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In Georgia, on Sunday, October 30 takes place the second round of parliamentary elections.

Polling stations in 50 single-mandate constituencies opened at 8 a.m. and will work until 20:00 (18:00 on Kyiv time).

Voter turnout for 10:00 was 4.65%.

In total there are 73 Georgian districts, 23 have already decided the winners in the 1st round - they gained the necessary votes - 50% + 1.

Main competitors, as in the first round, are the ruling party "Georgian Dream" and the party of ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili, "United National Movement".

After the second round of parliamentary elections will be finally divided 150 seats in parliament, and the party with the majority of votes, will be able to present the candidacy of prime minister.

100 candidates are taking part in the elections: 49 from the ruling party "Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia", 45 - from the former ruling party "United National Movement", two - from the "Free Democrats", one - from the "Topadze - Industrialists, our homeland. " The election also involves three independent candidates.

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