According to the results of exit polls, the candidate Salome Zurabishvili scored 52% of the vote.
In Georgia at 20:00 local time presidential elections are over. All polling stations have closed.
The head of Parliament Irakli Kobakhidze told journalists that, according to the results of exit polls, the candidate Salome Zurabishvili scored 52% of the vote.
At the same time, according to the TV channel “Rustavi 2” exit polls reschultate and Zurabishvili, Grigol Vashadze, the representative of the party of Mikheil Saakashvili “United national movement”, nabuli about 40% of the vote.
To win in the first round, according to current Georgian law, a candidate must gain more than 50% of the vote.
As a reminder, today, Sunday, October 28, citizens of Georgia for the last time to elect a President in direct elections. According to the adopted year ago the new Constitution, the next election in 2024, the President will appoint the election Board, consisting of 150 MPs and 150 local authorities. However, his powers will be greatly reduced.
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