Polls Close, Vote Count Underway

Vote count is underway as 3,657 polling stations closed at 20:00 in Georgia’s October 31 parliamentary elections.

1,970,540 voters cast a ballot in the elections accounting for 56.11% of the total number of voters, according to the Central Election Commission (CEC).

Voter turnout was higher than in the 2016 parliamentary elections, which stood at 51.63%.

The highest voter turnout was reported in the Racha-Lechkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti region, where 63.8% of voters cast their ballots as of 22:00, while the lowest voter turnout was reported in the Kvemo Kartli region – 51%. Tbilisi registered the second lowest voter turnout with 54%.

Four separate exit polls, commissioned by television channels Imedi, Mtavari Arkhi, Rustavi 2 and Formula, albeit showing significantly different results, put the ruling GD party in the lead.

Follow our Election Live Blog for more updates on the upcoming October 31 parliamentary elections.

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