Live blog: 2016 parliamentary elections - საერთაშორისო გამჭვირვალობა - საქართველო

Live blog: 2016 parliamentary elections

07 October, 2016

01:00 - In the village of Jikhashkari (Zugdidi region) precinct 66.67 district 79 and 108, a group of people smashed ballot boxes and raided the polling station. Also in Kutaisi, nearby the precinct 49.59 district 90, opponents physically assaulted each other.

In Marneuli, Kizilajlo village district 48, the situation became tensed. Special Armed Forces and police are mobilized on the polling station. Our observer is also at the district and he is trying to find out more details.

16:20 - In Marneuli, district - 72 precinct - 35.22, voter managed to vote with expired passport. Later, he bought a new passport and a new passport data was indicated. 

100 hundred years lady visited polling station in Zugdidi :)

15:30 - In Kareli, district – 23, precinct - 40.33 a member of the commission permitted one of the voters to vote without marking.

There were number of Dusheti precinct majoritarian ballot papers in Lagodekhi, district 4, precinct 26.15.

In Tsalenjikha an old lady came back to the polling station because she forgot to bring her ID for the first time. 

14:30 - There was a fight in Zugdidi, district – 18, precinct – 65.67, for this reason the electoral process was temporarily suspended. For this moment the process is renewed.

11:35 - In Marneuli, district – 72, precinct – 35.22, there were couple of cases when voters managed to vote with expired ID cards and registrar didn’t pay attention to these violations.

10:05 - In Ninotsminda, district - 2, precinct - 46.41, there were cases when more than one person is in the polling cabin. At the same district, one of the observers forcefully took papers from one of the voters, voted and tried to put the ballot paper in the ballot box, however he failed.

One of the voters brought flowers for a registrar :)


09:10In Zugdidi, Nadzaladevi (17.18.40 and 17.09.30), Batumi (68.79.04), Chkhorotsku (67.69.27) Poti (61.70.11 and 61.70.24) Shibliani (23.11.36) Bakurtsikhe (24.12.30) and Mtskheta electoral districts, members of the commission from United National Movement didn’t participate in the ballot box draw process.


Animals are very active at the electoral districts :)


08:46 - Zugdidi electoral district was opened with 46 minutes delay. There were not registration journal and all other necessary equipment delivered on time.

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Author: Transparency International Georgia
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