2020 elections in Georgia
Both the opposition and the government are celebrating a victory
Amongst the most curious was Ivanishvili’s claim that: “We must also protect those who make the wrong choice so that they don't punish the country with their emotional decisions”
The ruling party received the most donations, especially from the winners of public procurement tenders
The day before the elections, opposition political parties have agreed not to form a coalition government with the ruling Georgian Dream party
10 historical highlights of the 9th Georgian parliament - Ivanishvili, proportional election system, Gender quotas and more
Leaders of the United Opposition spoke to protesters at Freedom Square. Buba Kikabidze, number one on the list of the United Opposition, sang several songs. Other singers also sang, including Sopo Batilashvili and Merab Sepashvili.
Blocs, parties, leaders, and their electoral tactics. What the future government could look like
In both surveys the ruling Georgian Dream party is ahead, but in the Mtavari Arkhi-commissioned poll, it scores much less of the total vote
Representatives of the ruling party of Georgia say that the opposition is conducting a poll about a potential armed rebellion and creating a ‘revolutionary headquarters’
US Ambassador Kelly Degnan says elections should be held in a safe and secure environment which the government is responsible for. Ambassador says she would like to see more activity
October 27 is the last day for registration
Human Rights Education and Monitoring Center (EMC): "None of the parties have a concrete realistic vision of a solution to the conflict."
"Our village isn’t occupied, but people are still fleeing" – life in a Georgian village in the conflict zone before the elections
There is not a single election poster in a Georgian village bordering the capital of South Ossetia
The authorities blame the opposition, opposition media claim there is a clash within the ruling party
The TV Pirveli head claims to have received threats from ruling party in run-up to election
Oligarch, leader of ruling party of Georgia opens university 10 days before elections, amid pandemic
Kutaisi International University is the personal project of billionaire and the informal ruler of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili
Georgia: pro-gov’t, opposition TV channels publish parliamentary election surveys with varying results
Two popular Georgian TV companies have commissioned polls to find out which political force looks more attractive to the public ahead of the parliamentary elections scheduled for October 31.
Before the Georgian elections, everything is traditionally put to work – state property, social aid and public sector employees