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Oct. 8, 2016 Held

1,814,276
Voted
Georgia

Georgia

Election for Sakartvelos Parlamenti (Georgian Parliament)

Results

Cast Votes:1,814,276
Valid Votes:None
Invalid Votes:None

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia 67 - 856,529

48.67%

United National Movement 27 - 477,143

27.11%

Davit Tarkhan-Mouravi, Irma Inashvili - Alliance of Patriots of Georgia, United Opposition 6 - 88,109

5.01%

Free Democrats - - 81,368

4.62%

Nino Burjanadze - Democratic Movement - - 62,178

3.53%

Paata Burchuladze - State for the People - - 60,713

3.45%

Labour Party of Georgia - - 55,207

3.14%

Usupashvili-Republicans - - 27,308

1.55%

Topadze - Industrialists, Our Fatherland - - 13,813

0.78%

National Forum - - 12,806

0.73%

Davit Tevzadze - For Georgia's Peace - - 3,824

0.22%

Georgian Idea - - 2,932

0.17%

Tamaz Mechiauri for United Georgia - - 2,805

0.16%

Jondi Baghaturia - Democratic Movement - - 2,224

0.13%

Communist Party of Georgia - - 1,773

0.10%

Our People - People's Party - - 1,595

0.09%

Sakartvelo - - 1,546

0.09%

Road of Zviadi - On the Name of Lord - - 1,505

0.09%

United Communist Party of Georgia - - 1,469

0.08%

Progressive Democratic Movement - - 1,066

0.06%

Merab Kostava Society - - 996

0.06%

People's Authority - - 810

0.05%

Our Georgia - - 801

0.05%

Left Wing Alliance - - 737

0.04%

Labour Socialist Party - - 680

0.04%

More Info:

Note: There will be a runoff election to decide the remaining seats. This must be held before 2 November. 

Georgia: Parliamentary Election, 8 October 2016

At stake in this election:

  • 150 seats in the Sakartvelos Parlamenti (Parliament)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Giorgi MARGVELASHVILI (since 17 November 2013)
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Giorgi KVIRIKASHVILI (since 30 December 2015)
  • Assembly: Georgia has a unicameral Sakartvelos Parlameti (Parliament) composed of 150 seats with members serving 4-year terms. 

Description of electoral system:

  • In Parliament, 77 members are directly elected in a single nationwide constituency by proportional representation vote, with a 5% electoral threshold and 73 are directly elected in single-seat constituencies by simple majority vote.

Last Election:

  • Parliamentary elections were last held on 1 October 2012. The now disbanded Georgia Dream coalition[1] won 85 seats, while the United National Movement took 65 seats.

Main parties in the election:[2]

  • Georgia Dream – Democratic Georgia/K’art’uli ots’neba – Demokratiuli Sak’art’velo
    • Leader: Irakli GARIBASHVILI
    • Seats won in last election 85
  • Republican Party/Sak’art’velos Respublikuri Partia
    • Leader: Khatuna SAMNIDZE
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Free Democrats/T’avisup’ali Demokratebi
    • Leader: Irakli ALASANIA
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • United National Movement/Ertiani Natsionaluri Modzraoba[3]
    • Leader: Davit BAKRADZE
    • Seats won in last election: 65
  • Democratic Movement - United Georgia / Demokratiuli Modzraoba — Ert’iani Sak’art’velo[4]
    • Leader: Nino BURJANADZE
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Industry Will Save Georgia/Mretsveloba Gadaarchens Sak'art'velos
    • Leader: Giorgi TOPADZE
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Alliance of Georgian Patriots/Sakartvelos Patriotta Aliansi
    • Leader: Irma INASHVILI
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • State for the People Movement[5]
    • Leader: Paata BURCHULADZE
    • Seats won in last election: 0

Population and number of registered voters:

·         Population: 4,931,226 (July 2015 est.)

·         Registered Voters: 3,537,719 (2003)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 2,573,058 (July 2015 est.)

·         Is Georgia a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Georgia ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (26 October 1994)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 18 (12%)

·         Human Development Index Position: 76

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Medium

Disability Data:

·         Is Georgia a signatory to CRPD: Yes (10 July 2009)

·         Has Georgia ratified CRPD: Yes (13 March 2014)

·         Population with a disability: 739,684 (2015)


[1] The Georgia dream coalition was composed of Georgia Dream – Democratic Georgia, the Conservative Party of Georgia, Industry will Save Georgia, Republican Party of Georgia, Our Georgia – Free Democrats, and National Forum. Some of these parties have broken off and will contest the 2016 elections independently.

[2] In total, there are 24 election subjects competing in the elections according to the Central Election Commission.

[3] The United National Movement has formed a bloc with the European Georgia party.

[4] The Democratic Movement has formed a bloc with the United Democratic Movement.

[5] The State for the People Movement is a coalition composed of the State for the People party, the New Political Center Girchi, New Rights Party, and New Georgia.