What are the final results of the first round of Georgian municipal elections?

Mayoral run-offs in 20 of 64 constituencies in Georgia will take place on October 30. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge. 

Agenda.ge, 07 Oct 2021 - 16:57, Tbilisi,Georgia

The Georgian Central Election Commission (CEC) has counted all votes in the October 2 municipal elections. 

According to the final results of the first round in the race, the ruling Georgian Dream (GD) party received 46.74 per cent of the vote, the United National Movement (UNM) opposition party received 30.68 per cent of the vote while ex-PM Giorgi Gakharia’s For Georgia party garnered 7.79 per cent of the vote. 

All other parties finished up with under three per cent of the vote. 

Mayoral election runoffs on October 30 will be held in 20 of 64 constituencies, including all five big cities of Georgia - Tbilisi, Kutaisi, Rustavi, Batumi and Poti.