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06 July, 2023

Georgia’s Political Finance in 2022

As a result of analysis of financial declarations of 2022 submitted by 16 political parties, Transparency International Georgia (TI Georgia) has arrived at the following main findings:Revenues and expenditures of political parties

15 May, 2023

Political Donations Quarterly Newsletter No. 3

Statistics of donations From January 1 up to March 31, 2023, all the parties have received donations of GEL 640,569 in total. Almost half of this amount – GEL 300,000 – went to the ruling party, Lelo for Georgia ranked second with GEL 201,000, and European Georgia – Movement for Liberty ranked third with GEL 84,299 (for full statistics, see the figure below).

10 May, 2023

The Ruling Party tailors the CEC composition rule to its partisan interests

On May 8, 2023, the parliamentary majority submitted a draft law to the parliamentary bureau, proposing the amendment to the Central Election Commission’s (CEC) composition rule. If adopted, the authority to select and nominate candidates for the position of chairperson and professional members of the CEC will be moved from the President to the Chairperson of the Parliament.

28 February, 2023

Political Donations Quarterly Newsletter N2

Donations StatisticsFrom 1 October to 31 December 2022, all political parties in Georgia received a total 742 230 GEL in donations, of which 370 000 GEL (50%) went to the ruling party, followed by Conservative Movement (Alt-Info) with 158,098 GEL, and the third is Lelo for Georgia with 151 337 GEL.

13 February, 2023

JOINT OPINION ON THE DECEMBER 2022 AMENDMENTS TO THE ELECTION LEGISLATION

In March 2022, Georgia submitted an official application for EU membership. In June, the European Council requested that the Georgian government comply with 12 conditions of the European Commission to receive a candidate status for membership. One of the conditions related to election issues stated that Georgia should address all shortcomings identified by OSCE/ODIHR and the Council of Europe/Venice Commission.

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