Deputy Spokesperson of the US Department of State Cale Brown has tweeted that ‘we share OSCE’s assessments’ that Georgian parliamentary elections ‘competitive and fundamental freedoms were respected.’
We share @OSCE's assessment: Georgian parliamentary elections were competitive and fundamental freedoms were respected, but allegations of pressure on voters and blurred lines between party and state reduced public confidence. Flaws and documented violations should be addressed. https://t.co/DOcrg2CZlV— Cale Brown (@StateDeputySPOX) November 2, 2020
International observers and embassies have stated that the elections were ‘mostly competitive and free.’
Most of the Georgian opposition parties who have entered parliament claim that the elections were fabricated and have plans to take to the streets on November 8 and demand repeat elections.
The ruling Georgian Dream party says that the opposition has failed to accept the election results in a dignified manner.
Ruling party MP Giorgi Kakhiani has urged the opposition ‘to return to the election process as it is the only legal and constitutional way.