30 Mar 2019 - 18:11
Georgia will hold municipal by-elections on May 19 to elect members of eight city councils (Sakrebulo) and five municipal mayors, the Central Election Commission (CEC) announced today.
Voting will be held at 26 polling stations in the muniicpalities of Sagarejo, Akhmeta, Adigeni, Zestaponi, Chiatura, Tkibuli, Tskaltubo and Ozurgeti, as well as at 362 polling stations in five cities - Zugdidi, Marneuli, Zestaponi, Tchiatura and Khulo.
The CEC held a meeting today announcing the date of municipal by-elections. Photo: CEC webpage
Polls will open for parliamentary by-elections in the district of Mtatsminda, in Georgia’s capital of Tbilisi on the same day as well.
There will be 410 polling stations in Georgia for all the upcoming by-elections, where a total of 401,750 voters are registered.
Municipal elections were held in Georgia in October, 2017, while parliamentary elections were held in October, 2016.