619,562 citizens, 17.72% of the total number of voters, have marked their ballots in the municipal elections by noon, four hours after the polling stations were opened, reported the Central Election Commission (CEC).
The highest voter turnout was recorded in the Racha – Lechkhumi region, where 27.4% of the electorate had already voted by 12:00. The lowest voter turnout was registered in the capital city of Tbilisi – 15.8%.
Polling stations will close at 20:00, immediately followed by vote tabulation.
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