Parliamentary by-elections, extraordinary mayoral elections underway in Georgia
Parliamentary by-elections are being held at N1 majoritarian election district in Tbilisi today. In addition, extraordinary mayoral elections are being held in Marneuli,Zestaponi, Chiatura, Zugdidi and Khulo municipalities, as well as Sakrebulo by-elections are being conducted at local majoritarian election districts of Sagarejo, Akhmeta, Adigeni, Zestaponi, Chiatura, Tkibuli, Tskaltubi and Ozurgeti municipalities, InterPressNews reports.
The first news briefing was held at the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Georgia.
As Ana Mikeladze, CEC Spokesperson announced to the media, Election Administration (EA) is ready to professionally conduct elections in an accessible election environment. All election precincts were open for voters at 08:00 am and the polling process is ongoing.
CEC Spokesperson noted that the next stage of the electronic vote counting pilot project is being conducted at eight election precincts in Tskaltubo and Tkibuli election districts. Voters using the new technologies are participating in elections without any obstacles. In case of necessity, members of the Precinct Election Commissions (PEC) are ready to help and provide each voter with additional instruction in the mentioned process.