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Georgia

Georgia

4,555,911 11

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

Elections in our database

3,537,719 56.06%

Registered Voters (as of Oct. 22, 2013)

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 - 3,143,851 -
Parliament 1999-11-14 - 3,143,851 -
President 2000-04-09 2,343,176 12,421,785 18.86%
Referendum 2003-11-02 1,904,105 3,178,593 59.9%
Parliament 2003-11-02 - 2,343,087 -
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%

Voter Turnout