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13 June, 2012

Has a member of the Rustavi City Council engaged in vote buying?

On 11 June 2012, the Chamber of Control of Georgia (CCG) issued a statement saying that they had studied the information related to the distribution of sheep and wine to citizens by Tamaz Gvelukashvili, a member of Rustavi City Council.  The report by CCG st

05 June, 2012

Holiday Feast to Tetritskaro Voters

On June 4th information Agency “INFO 9” publicized a reportage, which tells the story about Tetritskaro Municipality’s MP – Davit Bezhuashvili hosting the local inhabitants with the holiday feast. Such kind of action can be perceived as vote buying and requires thorough investigation.

28 May, 2012

Municipality head orders civil servants to campaign

The acting head of the Ozurgeti municipality (Guria region), Ilia Vashakmadze, has ordered his staff to sign up friends and relatives as supporters of the ruling United National Movement party, TV9 reported on May 24th (http://transparency.ge/sites/default/files/post_atta

30 March, 2012

'This Affects You Too' Announcement

This Affects You Too campaign participants would like to thank supporters and update them on the activities made as part of the campaign Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear colleagues, friends and supporters,

28 March, 2012

“Pre-election” Student Employment

The amount of large-scale, one-time budgetary programs implemented by the government usually increases with the forthcoming of elections. Most recently such kind of a novelty appeared in a form of so called “Summer Job”, a new student summer employment program initiated by the President, which raises a lot of questions.

20 March, 2012

Statement on Consultations with the Legal Issues Committee of Parliament

We, the members of the ‘This Affects You Too’ campaign, welcome the agreement reached between non-governmental organizations and the Legal Issues Committee of the Parliament of Georgia. We praise the willingness of the Parliament to take into account proposals from the civil sector regarding improvement of Georgia’s electoral legislation.  According to the agreement: