Summary protocol at the N124 election precinct of Kutaisi District Election Commission (DEC) was partially drawn up and signed by the 14 members of the election precincts, including the members appointed by the different political parties. The photo of the summary protocol was spread on social media, as well as in various media outlets.
We would like to unequivocally declare that the mentioned represents the misconduct, and the Kutaisi election district will have a relevant response in this regard. The summary protocol will be destroyed and the election precinct will be provided with the new summary protocol. The DEC will examine the case of signing the summary protocols by the PEC members in advance. The PEC will draw up the summary protocol in line with the legislation after completing the polling, and the PEC members will sign the document under the defined rule.
The Election Administration will have an appropriate response on similar misconducts, and we call upon all electoral commissions to act in line with the norms defined by the legislation, the latter is necessary to professionally conduct the elections.