22 August 2019,   05:41
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Interim and Extraordinary Elections in Tbilisi and Regions - Voting process started at polling stations


The polling process started at polling stations across the country. Parliamentary by-elections are held in the first majoritarian election district of Tbilisi.
In addition, the Mayoral by-elections are held in five municipalities: Marneuli, Zestafoni, Chiatura, Zugdidi and Khulo.
In the majoritarian election districts of Sagarejo, Akhmeta, Adigeni, Zestafoni, Chiatura, Tkibuli, Tskaltubo and Ozurgeti by-elections of Sakrebulos are held.
Elections of the mayors have the election barrier and that candidate will be considered as the winner who will receive more than 50% of the votes. If the second round is scheduled, the deadline will be June 13.
In total, 410 polling stations have been opened where more than 400 thousand voters are registered. The voting process will end at 8pm.
In Marneuli, 15 mayoral candidates are registered: "Movement -State for People" - Elene Gabinashvili; "European Georgia - Movement For Freedom" - Akmamed Imamkuliev; "Christian-Democratic Movement" - Beka Svanidze; "United National Movement - United Opposition" - Agil Mustafaev; "Free Georgia" - Nino Jurkhadze; "Georgia" - Leila Kharaishvili; Movement for Free Georgia - Irena Sturua; "New Christian-Democrats" - Lisa Sikharulidze; "Political Platform - New Georgia" - Niniko Chkhetia; "Freedom - Zviad Gamsakhurdia"s Way" - Malkhaz Gorgaslidze; "Political Movement of Georgian Veterans and Patriots" - Eliso Kartvelishvili; "National Democratic Party (NDP)" - Jano Zhvania; "Christian Conservatives" - Ilia Pataraia; "Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia" - Zaur Dargali; Initiative group - Ali Budirov.
In Zestafoni 16 candidates are nominated for the position of Mayor: - "Movement State for the People" - Davit Tkhelidze; "Christian-Democratic Movement" - Kakhaber Kiknavelidze; "United National Movement - United Opposition" - Bakar Khizhakadze; "David Tarkhan-Mouravi, Irma Inashvili - Alliance of Georgian Patriots" - Anzor Nebieridze; Free Georgia - Giorgi Tsulaia; "Movement for Free Georgia" - Zviad Punkakidze; "New Christian-Democrats" - Gela Sulakvelidze; "Movement for Social Justice" - Inga Kelenergidze; "Political Platform - New Georgia" - Kakhaberi Machitidze; "Freedom - Zviad Gamsakhurdia"s Way" - Manuchar Sartania; "Political Movement of Georgian Veterans and Patriots" - Nina Gotsadze; "National Democratic Party (NDP)" - Paata Bakuradze; "Christian Conservatives" - Revaz Skulukhia; "Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia" - Giorgi Goglichidze; Initiative group - Vakhtang Robakidze; Initiative group - Kakhaber Zarnadze.After Chiatura"s victory, 13 candidates want to: "Movement State for the People" - Irakli Demetradze; "Christian-Democratic Movement" - Teimuraz Samkharadze; "Free Georgia" - Tato Urushadze; Movement for Free Georgia - Giorgi Khachapuridze; "New Christian-Democrats" - Mzia Samkharadze; "Political Platform - New Georgia" - Andro Maghlakelidze; "Freedom - Zviad Gamsakhurdia"s Way" - Zita Adamia "Political Movement of Georgian Veterans and Patriots" - Irina Tsertsvadze; "National Democratic Party (NDP)" - Alexander Kezevadze; "Christian Conservatives" - Manana Gogichadze; "Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia" - Givi Modebadze; Initiative group - Zurab Kupatadze; Initiative group - Davit Chumburidze.
16 candidates are fighting for the post of Zugdidi Mayor: "Movement State for People" - Mamuka Germanishvili; "Christian-Democratic Movement" - Gogita Bigvava; "United National Movement - United Opposition" Sandra Elisabeth Roelofs; "David Tarkhan-Mouravi, Irma Inashvili - Alliance of Georgian Patriots" - Shavlegi Todua; "Free Georgia" - Sophie Kandelaki; "Movement for Free Georgia" - Lika Bukia; "New Christian-Democrats" - Data Gabbacheva; "Political Platform - New Georgia" - Alex Noniadze; "Freedom - Zviad Gamsakhurdia"s Way" - Paata Pittaghi; "Political Movement of Georgian Veterans and Patriots" - Malkhaz Lezhava; "National Democratic Party (NDP)" - Giorgi Chiaishvili; "Christian Conservatives" - Nani Khutsidze; "Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia" - Giorgi Shengelia; Initiative group - Domenti Sichinava; Initiative group - Tengiz Jgushia; Initiative group - David Tordia.
14 candidates for Mayoral elections were registered in Khulo: "Movement State for the People" - Vakhtang Beridze; "Christian-Democratic Movement" - Joseph Tavartkiladze; "United National Movement - United Opposition" - Irakli Jorbenadze; "Free Georgia" - Saba Bobokhia; "Georgia" - Zurab Jorbenadze; Movement for Free Georgia - Zurab Tsintsadze; "Movement for Social Justice" - Zurab Khimshiashvili; "Political Platform - New Georgia" - Mamuka Kobuladze; "Freedom - Zviad Gamsakhurdia"s Way" - Gia Gabbehia; "Political force of Georgian veterans and patriots

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