1. 2012 Parliamentary elections
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  4. Local Self-Governments after the Parliamentary Elections
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  5. 2013 Presidential elections
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  8. 2014 Local Self-Government Elections
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  9. 2014 Local Self-Government Elections
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  10. 2014 Local Self-Government Elections - second round
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  11. Parliamentary and Sakrebulo By-Elections - October 31, 2015
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  12. SAKREBULO BY-ELECTIONS - May 22, 2016
    Election Day
  13. 2016 Parliamentary elections
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  14. 2016 Parliamentary elections
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  15. 2016 Parliamentary elections
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  16. 2016 Parliamentary elections - second round
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  17. 2017 Local Self-Government Elections
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  18. 2017 Local Self-Government Elections
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  19. 2018 Presidential Elections
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  20. 2018 Presidential Election Interim Report of the Pre-election Monitoring of the Runoff
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  21. 2018 Presidential Elections
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  22. 2018 Presidential Elections Second Round
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  23. 2020 Parliamentary elections
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  25. 2021 Local Self-Government Elections
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PARTICIPATION OF UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS IN THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Date: 2021-09-28
District: Dmanisi
Incident Category: Other, Campaigning by unauthorized persons

2021-09-28 On 28 August, Valekh Aliev, a member of #26 Kizilajlo PEC appointed on a professional basis, attended a pre-election meeting with mayoral candidate Koba Muradashvili. ...

PARTICIPATION OF UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS IN THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Date: 2021-09-28
District: Dmanisi
Incident Category: Other, Campaigning by unauthorized persons

2021-09-28 Arif Suleimanov, Deputy Mayor of Dmanisi Municipality, participated in the pre-election meeting of Koba Muradashvili, Georgian Dream mayoral candidate in Dmanisi. ...

PARTICIPATION OF UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS IN THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Date: 2021-09-28
District: Poti
Incident Category: Other, Campaigning by unauthorized persons

2021-09-28
On 27 August, in Poti, presentation of Georgian Dream mayoral candidate Beka Vacharadze was held in the yard of the State Hydrographic Service of Georgia. The presentation started at 14:00 during the working hours and was attended by the staff of the Mayor’s Office as well as Sakrebulo and the persons employed in the legal entities of the Mayor’s Office.
ISFED observer was not allowed to attend the event.
...

PARTICIPATION OF UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS IN THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Date: 2021-09-28
District: Mtkheta
Incident Category: Other, Campaigning by unauthorized persons

2021-09-28 Dimitri Zurabishvili, the Georgian Dream mayoral candidate, Tea Tsulukiani, the Minister of Culture and Sports, and Dimitri Khundadze, a member of the parliamentary majority, met with the population on 21 September. The meeting was attended by the chairperson of PEC #6 - a member appointed by the DEC. ...

PARTICIPATION OF UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS IN THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Date: 2021-09-28
District: Tbilisi
Incident Category: Other, Campaigning by unauthorized persons

2021-09-28 According to the information provided by Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia, on 12 September, 2020, a member of the Central Election Commission - Davit Kirtadze participated in the pre-election campaigning, which is an action prohibited by the Election Code. ...

CAMPAIGNING BY AN INCUMBENT OFFICIAL

Date: 2021-09-28
District: Tbilisi
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Transfer of new money / gift / service from an official

2021-09-28
Tbilisi mayor handed over the ownership certificates to another 55 families in Samgori for a symbolic price of one GEL.

According to the mayor, the housing legalization program, which began in 2017, has benefited more than 2,000 families and legalized properties worth of more than a few hundred million GEL. The program continues and the mayor promised to help people who want to legalize the spaces.
...

POSSIBLE MISUSE OF ADMINISTRATIVE RESOURCES

Date: 2021-09-26
District: Qareli
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources

2021-09-26 Residents of an ethnic Azeri-populated neighbourhood in Kareli say Georgian Dream members promised to build roads and street lights, but because they supported of the opposition, Georgian Dream did not keep their promise. Speaking to the ISFED observer, the locals confirm this fact. ...

POSSIBLE MISUSE OF ADMINISTRATIVE RESOURCES

Date: 2021-09-26
District: Ozurgeti
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Participation of public servants in a campaign

2021-09-26
On 10 September, at 18:00, the incumbent Mayor of Ozurgeti Municipality and a mayoral candidate Konstantine Sharashenidze held a pre-election meeting with the participation of the employees of Ozurgeti Mayor’s Office and non-entrepreneurial (non-commercial) legal entities. The event lasted one and a half hours. This pre-election meeting bore the signs of gathering on account of official matters.

Based on ISFED’s complaint, Ozurgeti DEC, taking ...

POSSIBLE MISUSE OF ADMINISTRATIVE RESOURCES

Date: 2021-09-26
District: Georgia
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Advertising state-funded projects by party/candidate

2021-09-26 On 2 September, the official website of the National Agency of Public Registry posted under the main news story the announcement of the Minister`s speech, which talked about assigning addresses on all territory of Georgia. The story mentioned that "the Minister of Justice Rati Bregadze spoke about it at the event of nomination of Georgia Dream mayoral candidate held in Vani today.” The information was accompanied by a picture where the Minister was standing in front of the tribune wit...

POSSIBLE VOTE BUYING

Date: 2021-09-26
District: Tskaltubo
Incident Category: Intimidation , Threatening

2021-09-26 On 11 September, Tskaltubo mayoral candidate Genadi Balanchivadze`s official Facebook page "Tskaltubo elects Genadi Balanchivadze" published information about the transfer of apartments to IDPs living in Tskaltubo and pointed to a site listing the future owners of the apartment. The mentioned information was not yet published on the official Facebook pages of Tskaltubo Municipality and the I...

POSSIBLE VOTE BUYING

Date: 2021-09-26
District: Marneuli
Incident Category: Vote buying, Delivery of money/gifts/services from a political party or a candidate

2021-09-26
On 26 August, citizen Ilkham Nabiev released a video showing Vasil Khakhuashvili, the majoritarian candidate of the Georgian Dream in the second district of Marneuli. Nabiev stated that Khakhuashvili promised the residents of this street to pave a road and now he is fulfilling this promise. The video shows several locals thanking the majoritarian candidate.

POSSIBLE VOTE BUYING

Date: 2021-09-26
District: Khashuri
Incident Category: Vote buying, Delivery of money/gifts/services from a political party or a candidate

2021-09-26 Levan Gamrekeli - a member of the Georgian Dream, a current member of the Sakrebulo and a Osiauri majoritarian candidate - brought firewood to one of the families living in Khashuri. The citizen himself wrote about it on the social network. "The whole family would like to thank Mr. Leo Gamrekeli who helped us and brought us firewood, for which we thank him and ask God to multiply charitable people like Leo. We wish him many successes and a long life with his beautiful family.” ...

POSSIBLE VOTE BUYING

Date: 2021-09-26
District: Zugdidi
Incident Category: Vote buying, Delivery of money/gifts/services from a political party or a candidate

2021-09-26 On 20 September, Edita Kodua, a majoritarian candidate of the Georgian Dream in the Shamadela administrative unit of Zugdidi Municipality, participated in a charity event of the Abkhazeti Foundation, which provided relevant inventory to a person with disabilities. ...

POSSIBLE VOTE BUYING

Date: 2021-09-26
District: Tsalenjikha
Incident Category: Vote buying, Delivery of money/gifts/services from a political party or a candidate

2021-09-26
On 9 September, a photo was posted on the Facebook page of supporters of Georgian Dream`s Tsalenjikha mayoral candidate Goga Gulordava, showing the fact that party activists had bought food and distributed it to citizens.

ISFED appealed to the Interagency Commission for Free and Fair Elections (ICFFE) about this fact and requested to respond accordingly. According to the prosecution, due to the presence of signs of crime, the investigation was ...

PRESUMABLY POLITICALLY MOTIVATED PRESSURE / THREATS / OBSTRUCTION

Date: 2021-09-26
District: Terdjola
Incident Category: Intimidation , Threatening

2021-09-26 Rusudan Kovziridze, director of the Terjola Student Youth Center, is a majoritarian candidate in the villages of Gvankiti and Rupoti on behalf of European Georgia. She was on leave when senior officials contacted her and told her that going into politics was not the right decision and advised her to refrain from political activities. Approximately at the same time, Rusudan Kovziridze received a message from the audit’s office about the planned audit of the Terjola Student-Youth Center...

PRESUMABLY POLITICALLY MOTIVATED PRESSURE / THREATS / OBSTRUCTION

Date: 2021-09-26
District: Vani
Incident Category: Intimidation , Threatening

2021-09-26 On 11 September, during nomination of opposition candidates in Vani, there was an attempt to disrupt the pre-election meeting. According to the opposition, so-called criminal authorities and employees of non-entrepreneurial (non-commercial) legal entity were involved in the incident. ...

PRESUMABLY POLITICALLY MOTIVATED PRESSURE / THREATS / OBSTRUCTION

Date: 2021-09-26
District: Abasha
Incident Category: Intimidation , Threatening

2021-09-26 In Abasha, at the end of August, the owner of the office rented by For Georgia party requested the party to vacate the premises for unknown reasons. In September Georgian Dream party rented the office. It now houses the youth wing of the party. ...

PRESUMABLY POLITICALLY MOTIVATED PRESSURE / THREATS / OBSTRUCTION

Date: 2021-09-26
District: Lagodekhi
Incident Category: Intimidation , Threatening

2021-09-26
On 3 September, Lagodekhi Municipality Sakrebulo dismissed Salome Ghonghadze, chairwoman of the Social, Culture, Education and Youth Affairs Commission while she was on leave. Ghonghadze joined the ranks of For Georgia party on 23 August. According to Ghonghadze, she planned to retire after the end of her vacation. She assesses the incident as political persecution. Acc...

PRESUMABLY POLITICALLY MOTIVATED PRESSURE / THREATS / OBSTRUCTION

Date: 2021-09-26
District: Ozurgeti
Incident Category: Intimidation , Threatening

2021-09-26
According to For Georgia party, their majoritarian candidate from Nasakirali Nona Tunadze withdrew her candidacy on the basis of intimidation and informed her teammates about this by phone. The party`s mayoral candidate Gia Tsetskhladze suggests that the candidate`s decision was linked to pressure and bribery involving the ruling party`s mayoral candidate Avtandil Talakvadze and his brother, MP Archil Talakvadze, who is directly involved in his brother`s pre-election campaign.<...

PRESUMABLY POLITICALLY MOTIVATED PRESSURE / THREATS / OBSTRUCTION

Date: 2021-09-26
District: Adigeni
Incident Category: Intimidation , Threatening

2021-09-26
Citizen Nuki Iakobashvili stated that For Georgia party included him in the proportional list for Adigeni Sakrebulo elections against his will. According to Nuki Iakobashvili, he is a supporter of the Georgian Dream and demands an investigation into the illegal use of his personal data against his will.

Levan Tatoshvili, Samtskhe-Javakheti...