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Georgia

Georgia

4,935,880 11

Population (as of May 20, 2015)

Elections in our database

57.64%

Registered Voters (as of )

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government
Parliament Sakartvelos Parlamenti Assembly
President President Head of State

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Giorgi MARGVELASHVILI
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Irakli GARIBASHVILI
  • Assembly: Georgia has a unicameral Parliament (Sakartvelos Parlamenti) with 150 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the Parliament (Sakartvelos Parlamenti), 77 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms and 73 members are elected by majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms.***

*** If no candidate secures 30 per cent of the valid vote in a single-member constituency, a run-off election is held between the two leading candidates. The threshold is 5 percent in the PR tier. If no party, bloc, or pre-election coalition achieves 5 percent of votes, new elections are held. Voting is not compulsory.

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Parliament 1999-10-31 2,133,878 3,143,851 67.87%
President 2000-04-09 2,343,176 12,421,785 18.86%
Parliament 2003-11-02 1,909,215 3,178,593 60.06%
Referendum 2003-11-02 1,904,105 3,178,593 59.9%
President 2004-01-04 1,963,556 2,231,986 87.97%
Parliament 2004-03-28 1,498,012 2,343,087 63.93%
President 2008-01-05 1,982,318 3,527,964 56.19%
Parliament 2008-05-21 1,850,407 3,465,736 53.39%
Parliament 2012-10-01 2,215,661 3,613,851 61.31%
President 2013-10-27 1,661,273 3,537,719 46.96%
Parliament 2016-10-08 - - -

Voter Turnout