27,256 voters, accounting for 6.8% of all registered voters, cast ballot in the by-elections by 10am, two hours after the polling stations were opened, according to the Central Election Commission (CEC).
The highest voter turnout in the mayoral by-elections was reported in Khulo, where 8.7% of voters cast their ballots as of 10am, followed by Zugdidi (8.1%), which has seen a number of election-related incidents from early morning. The lowest voter turnout was reported in Marneuli – 5.7%.
Voter turnout in the Parliamentary by-elections in Mtatsminda constitutency stood at 4%.
In Sakrebulo by-elections, the highest voter turnout was reported in Sagarejo, where 15.4% of voters cast their ballots as of 10am, while the lowest voter turnout was reported in Ozurgeti – 6.3%.
There are 402,091 voters eligible to cast ballot in the elections today, served by over 400 polling stations across the country. For more information, please refer to our tag on by-elections.