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Presidential Polls Slated for October 28

Presidential elections will be held on October 28, 2018, Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili announced at a press briefing today.

Margvelashvili said the respective decree was already submitted to Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze for his approval.

According to the electoral code, the formal pre-election period will start 60 days before the Election Day, that is, August 29.

A whole set of legal obligations will go into effect from August 29, among them restrictions on use of administrative resources and doubling salaries for election administration staff.

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