PRESUMABLY POLITICALLY MOTIVATED PRESSURE / THREATS / OBSTRUCTION
According to Lia Chigogidze, the head of the Chokhatauri branch of European Georgia, majoritarian candidate of Georgian Dream Zviad Mamaladze is exerting psychological pressure on two of their majoritarian candidates. According to Chigogidze, the majoritarian MP from Guria Vasil Chigogidze is also exerting psychological pressure on them, summoning the majoritarian candidates of European Georgia and asking them to withdraw their candidacy.
ISFED spoke to both candidates, who wished to remain anonymous. They confirmed the pressure from Zviad Mamaladze and Vasil Chigogidze to withdraw from the race.