26 September 2021,   23:02
Parliament passes constitutional amendments in third reading

The Parliament of Georgia approved the draft amendments to the Constitution in the third reading, according to which, the 2020 parliamentary elections will be held with the proportion of 120/30. It means that the next Parliament will be composed of 120 MPs elected under proportional system and 30 MPs elected under majoritarian system.

117 deputies supported the draft constitutional law and 3 went against it.

According to the amendments, the 2020 parliamentary elections will be held under a mixed electoral system and with 1% threshold. The amendments provide for the so-called 40% locking mechanism as well.