1. 2012 Parliamentary elections
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  2. 2012 Parliamentary elections
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  3. 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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  6. 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
    Election Day
  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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SIGNS OF MISUSE OF ADMINISTRATIVE RESOURCES

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

2021-08-30 Back in the spring, Shuakhevi City Hall promised to increase salaries of the kindergarten staff, but it got delayed. From July 23, the employees of the kindergarten received the promised increased salaries. There are 13 kindergartens and 9 alternative groups in Shuakhevi with 216 employees. ...

ALLEGED VOTE BUYING

Date: 2021-09-07
District: Khashuri
Incident Category: Vote buying, Delivery of money/gifts/services from a political party or a candidate

2021-09-07 Khashuri Sakrebulo member Levan Gamrekeli plans to rehabilitate the road to the village of Kodistskaro with his own funds. ISFED representative also learned that Levan Gamrekeli rehabilitated the drinking water system in the village of Mitsobi at his own expense. Gamrekeli also donated the main door to the school in the village of Osiauri a few weeks ago and installed it. ...

ALLEGED VOTE BUYING

Date: 2021-09-07
District: Khashuri
Incident Category: Vote buying, Delivery of money/gifts/services from a political party or a candidate

2021-09-07 On 19 August, on the occasion of the Transfiguration Day, members of the staff of Khashuri independent mayoral candidate Valeri Gelashvili visited the House of the Future, congratulated the residents with the holiday and delivered products. A member of the staff shared a video on the social network, where the employees of the "House of the Future" talk about assistance received from Valeri Gelashvili and wish him success. The video was removed since than....

ALLEGED VOTE BUYING

Date: 2021-09-07
District: Khulo
Incident Category: Vote buying, Delivery of money/gifts/services from a political party or a candidate, Delivery of money/gifts/services from a public servant

2021-09-07
At the Shuamtoba public celebration, the newlyweds were presented with two gold jewelry – one from Khulo Mayor Vakhtang Beridze, who is the mayoral candidate from the Georgian Dream, and the other from Anzor Bolkvadze, an MP. The head of the Education and Culture Department of Khulo Mayor’s Office told ISFED that the jewelry was purchased and handed over to the couple, but the value of the gift was not disclosed. Anzor Bolkvadze told ISFED that he was given the jewelry, but he ...

ALLEGED VOTE BUYING

Date: 2021-09-07
District: Ozurgeti
Incident Category: Vote buying, Delivery of money/gifts/services from a political party or a candidate

2021-09-07
According to TV Pirveli, on 8 August, in Ozurgeti, a footage of money distribution was recorded at the headquarters of the Georgian Dream. Staff member Gela Chanukvadze hands over 400 GEL to a citizen. Guria majoritarian MP Vasil Chigogidze was also present in the building. According to him, the citizen was given money to buy water and products.

CAMPAIGN ON SOCIAL NETWORKS

Date: 2021-09-07
District: Khazbegi
Incident Category: Campaign in social networks

2021-09-07
Manana Marsagishvili-Eloshvili, manager of Kazbegi House of Justice, who is the wife of Georgian Dream mayoral candidate Shalva Eloshvili, created a Facebook support group for the candidate during working hours and wrote several posts. Supporting posts and comments were also written in this group by local public officials during their working hours.
Later on, the Georgian Dream withdrew the candidacy of Shalva El...

CAMPAIGN ON SOCIAL NETWORK

Date: 2021-09-06
District: Poti
Incident Category: Campaign in social networks

2021-09-06 Salome Sordia, a PR specialist at Poti Sakrebulo, systematically campaigns for the ruling party and its mayoral candidate through social media. While at work, she shared a campaign post of Poti mayoral candidate Beka Vacharadze on the social network. ...

CAMPAIGN ON SOCIAL NETWORKS

Date: 2021-09-06
District: Poti
Incident Category: Campaign in social networks

2021-09-06 On 2 August, Davit Jgerenaia, Head of the Architecture, Spatial Planning and Administrative Supervision Service of the Mayor’s Office, during working hours, shared a post on his Facebook page about nomination of Beka Vacharadze as Poti mayoral candidate of the Georgian Dream. ...

CAMPAIGN ON SOCIAL NETWORKS

Date: 2021-09-06
District: Poti
Incident Category: Campaign in social networks

2021-09-06 On 2 August, Facebook page of the administrative unit of Kundzuli and Poti Mayor’s Office, during working hours re-shared a post about the nomination of Beka Vacharadze as Poti mayoral candidate by Georgian Dream from the page of Irakli Khakhubia, a majoritarian MP of the Georgian Dream. ...

CAMPAIGN ON SOCIAL NETWORKS

Date: 2021-09-06
District: Kobuleti
Incident Category: Campaign in social networks

2021-09-06 Tsetskhlauri school principal Lado Khozrevanidze shares the election banner of mayoral candidate Levan Zoidze on his Facebook page. ...

CAMPAIGN ON SOCIAL NETWORKS

Date: 2021-09-06
District: Lanchkhuti
Incident Category: Campaign in social networks

2021-09-06 Davit Tsuladze, the director of the non-entrepreneurial (non-commercial) legal entity Lanchkhuti Amenity and Service Center posted the election number of the Georgian Dream – 41 - as a cover photo on his personal Facebook page. ...

CHANGES IN THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET

Date: 2021-09-06
District: Abasha
Incident Category: Other, Budget amendments in municipalities

2021-09-06 On 4 August, less than 60 days before the elections, the Abasha Municipality Sakrebulo passed a resolution, according to which the municipal budget increased by 679.9 thousand GEL, which is prohibited by the Election Code of Georgia. Changes in the budget were made with external resources, in particular with funding from the Regional Fund. The money will be spent on infrastructure projects. ...

PARTICIPATION OF PUBLIC SERVANTS IN THE CAMPAIGN

Date: 2021-09-06
District: Abasha
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Participation of public servants in a campaign, Misuse of a public transport/communication/office assets

2021-09-06 On 27 August, an advertising banner of Abasha mayoral candidate Giga Gabelia was hung on the building of the Abasha headquarters of the Georgian Dream. A car on the balance of the Abasha Municipality Amenity Service was used for this purpose. ...

PARTICIPATION OF PUBLIC SERVANTS IN THE CAMPAIGN

Date: 2021-09-06
District: Abasha
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Participation of public servants in a campaign

2021-09-06 On 27 August, during working hours, Maia Gabelaia, Head of the Human Resources Management and Case Management Department of the Abasha Mayor’s Office attended the Georgian Dream event, where Prime Minister introduced Abasha Mayoral and Sakrebulo candidates to the party supporters. ...

TRANSFER OF CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS TO POTENTIAL VOTERS

Date: 2021-09-05
District: Poti
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Misuse of public funds

2021-09-05
Poti Mayor’s Office brought construction materials for 30 families - 739 pieces of roof tiles and 6.9 cubic meters of wood for the total amount of 19 275 GEL. Construction materials were purchased to help Poti citizens living in extremely difficult living conditions. The program is funded from the local budget. This is the second purchase. The first materials were handed over to the population on 29 July. Poti Mayor’s Office added the mentioned program to the budget this year a...

PARTICIPATION OF UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS IN THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Date: 2021-09-05
District: Ozurgeti
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Participation of public servants in a campaign

2021-09-05 On 9 August, during working hours, at 2:05 pm, ISFED observers spotted Natia Zedgenidze, a PR specialist at Ozurgeti Sakrebulo office, in the Georgian Dream`s office. She spent quite some time in the office. 

It should be noted that according to the information obtained by the observer, the official break time in Sakrebulo is from 13:00 to 14:00.
...

SIGNS OF AGITATION FOR A BUDGET-FUNDED EVENT

Date: 2021-09-05
District: Khashuri
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Advertising state-funded projects by party/candidate

2021-09-05 On 8 August, Khashuri Mayor, Sakrebulo Chairman and Georgian Dream mayoral candidate laid wreaths at the graves of soldiers killed in the war. Tengiz Chitiashvili, the ruling party`s mayoral candidate and the head of Khashuri majoritarian MP Dugladze`s bureau, was with the officials. When asked why the mayoral candidate of the ruling party was along with local government officials, Chitiashvili said he was with them as an employee of the majoritarian bureau. ...

SIGNS OF AGITATION FOR A BUDGET-FUNDED EVENT

Date: 2021-09-05
District: Gori
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Advertising state-funded projects by party/candidate

2021-09-05 On 8 August, in Gori, near Lomchabuki, the Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labor, Health and Social Affairs Ekaterine Tikaradze, the Director of the Agency of IDPs, Eco-migrants and Livelihood Provision Besarion Simonishvili and Shida Kartli State Representative Valerian Mchedlidze handed over apartments to 68 IDP families. Vladimer Khinchegashvili, the mayoral candidate of the Georgian Dream, attended the meeting. ...

PARTICIPATION OF UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS IN THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Date: 2021-09-05
District: Mtatsminda
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Participation of public servants in a campaign

2021-09-05 The Facebook page of Georgian Dream Mtatsminda has been reactivated since the last elections, after the official appointment of the 2 October, 2021 elections. They share posts about projects implemented by the City Hall and the Mtatsminda Gamgeoba. In the comment of the mentioned post, the population asks to come to a specific address and help in solving a problem. In response, the page writes - "We will hand over the ...

PARTICIPATION OF UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS IN THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Date: 2021-09-05
District: Lanchkhuti
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Participation of public servants in a campaign

2021-09-05 On 18 August, during working hours, at about 3:15 pm, Tornike Tikadze, Assistant to the incumbent mayor and Georgian Dream mayoral candidate Alexander Sarishvili, was spotted in the yard of the Georgian Dream local organization and election headquarters. ...