23 opposition parties in Georgia sign memorandum to ensure integrity of upcoming parliamentary elections

  • The declaration reads that a ‘voter protection headquarters’ will be created which will be headed by Paata Davitaia, the leader of the European Democrats of Georgia. Photo: IPN.

Agenda.ge, 24 Aug 2020 - 15:42, Tbilisi,Georgia

Twenty-three opposition parties in Georgia have signed a memorandum to ensure the integrity of the upcoming October elections.

The declaration reads that a ‘voter protection headquarters’ will be created which will be headed by Paata Davitaia, the leader of the European Democrats of Georgia.

The parties will create a database of violations observed during the elections and will also agree how to react to such violations. An agreement was made as to how to cooperate with NGOs and international partners during the election period.

Parliamentary elections are scheduled to be held in Georgia on October, 31 2020 to elect 150 members of parliament.

120 seats in parliament will be distributed based on votes received per the proportional electoral system, while the remaining 30 will be decided on by the majoritarian model.

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