Invalid Ballot Papers 2002 - 2016 - საერთაშორისო გამჭვირვალობა - საქართველო

Invalid Ballot Papers 2002 - 2016

28 October, 2016

During the elections while counting the votes specific amount of ballot papers are declared invalid. We are introducing the statistics of the invalid ballot papers of 2016 parliamentary elections (proportional and majoritarian as well) and the same statistics of the elections since 2002.

According to the electoral code the ballot paper is invalid only in the following cases:

  • Ballot paper is not verified by the signature and stamp of the registrar

  • The choice of the voter is not clear (all the candidates are crossed out or more than one are outlined)

  • There are more ballot papers in the envelope then the established amount

  • Special envelope does not meet with the sample

  • Ballot paper is not placed in the envelope

  • Ballot paper was intended for another polling district

Author: TI Georgia
elections, Gvote