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Second Round of Presidential Elections to be held on December 2

The second round of elections will be held on December 2, – Chairwoman of the Central Election Commission Tamar Zhvania said at the briefing today. According to Zhvania, the final results of the elections will be published within 20 days, after which the second round will be held in 2 …

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Georgia To elect New President in its Last Direct Elections

Over 3,600 polling stations opened at 8am on October 28 for Georgia’s presidential elections. There are 3,518,877 voters eligible to cast ballot in the elections, according to the Central Election Commission. CEC said it will launch vote tabulation at 8pm, after polling stations are closed, and final vote tallies will be uploaded …

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Turkey’s Erdogan Wins Re-election As President

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey’s long-standing leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won a new five-year term after securing outright victory in the first round of a presidential poll. Election authority chief Sadi Guven said the president “received the absolute majority of all valid votes”. State media reports put Mr Erdogan on 53% with 99% …

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Portrait of Georgian Election Environment

Election preparations in Georgia

The current  election process shows that political parties have introduced  candidates, who have professional experience, aspire for governance activities, keep a certain political niche and have public influence. It should be noted that our society knows their governance mechanisms, outcomes of economic and political activities, scales of social welfare achievements …

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USA, World and Georgia Waiting for Trump’s Decisions

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In pre-election period nobody expected Donald Trump would carry the presidential elections. Even in December 2015 the Bloomberg appraised probability of Trump’s victory as Black Swan (negative event that is hard to forecast). All these evaluations and expectations remain in the past now. Donald Trump has become the US President. …

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Trump beats Clinton to Take Whitehouse

Donald Trump will become the 45th US president after a stunning victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton. The Republican nominee’s projected victory came down to a handful of key swing states, despite months of polling that favoured Mrs Clinton. The battlegrounds of Florida, Ohio and North Carolina cleared the way for …

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Media Monitoring Reflects Tensions of Pre-Election Month

Janos Herman

Georgian civil society organizations unveiled the results of election media monitoring at a press conference on October 6, 2016. Supported by the European Union and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), media monitoring examines media performance during the 2016 Parliamentary elections in Georgia and covers forty-six national and local media outlets …

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Inexhaustible Stream of Pledges and Hunting Pensioners’ Votes

The 2016 parliamentary elections will be held in several weeks. Before, active election campaigns are underway. The shorter period is, discussions over political pledges, their feasibility and implementation ways intensifies. The Caucasus Business Week (CBW) inquired how economic experts evaluate election pledges of leading political forces, how they appraise strategical …

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We are Agreed that Financial Supervisory Should Remain in NBG

We are Agreed that Financial Supervisory Should Remain in NBG

The Vice Premier declares, that decision on remaining of Financial Supervisory in NBG is adopted. Dimitri Kumsishvili, minister of Economy has declared about it with TV-company “Maestro”. “I regard, that the issue is decided and now, we all are agreed that that Financial Supervisory should remain in NBG”, – the …

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Extra Regulations Needed for Political Advertising in Georgia

Extra Regulations Needed for Political Advertising in Georgia

According to the Georgian legislation, when broadcasting a political/pre-election advertisement no later than 60 days before elections, television shall follow the requirements enshrined in the Election code of Georgia and Code of Conduct of Broadcasters. The purpose of this regulation is to ensure equal access to advertising for political parties …

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