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
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  13. 2016 Parliamentary elections
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  15. 2016 Parliamentary elections
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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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  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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DAMAGING OF ELECTION MATERIALS

Date: 2021-09-30
District: Poti
Incident Category: Other, Damaging campaign materials

2021-09-30 In Poti, in the Nabadi territorial unit, the posters of the Third Force-Strategy Builder were damaged. The party says that when they approached law enforcement agencies last year, they received the answer that they themselves should guard and protect their party posters. ...

Date: 2021-09-29
District: Tbilisi
Incident Category: Intimidation , Attempt of intimidation of observers

2021-09-29
ISFED observer Tamta Virsaladze was also employed at edu.aris.ge as a journalist covering education related issues. The publisher knew about her employment at ISFED very well.

Per instructions of the editor, she prepared a material for the site based on the study by ISFED that talked about non-renewal of contracts for the directors due to the politicization of the system.

Following the publication of the materi...

PARTICIPATION OF CLERGY IN THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Date: 2021-09-29
District: Georgia
Incident Category: Other, Campaigning by unauthorized persons

2021-09-29 Similar to previous elections, facts of high-ranking clergy’s presence at the pre-election campaign and candidate nomination events of the ruling party are observed all over Georgia. ...

DAMAGE TO AGITATION MATERIAL

Date: 2021-09-29
District: Abasha
Incident Category: Other, Damaging campaign materials

2021-09-29 In Abasha, according to the local leader of the Lelo party, the Georgian Dream posted posters of its own mayoral candidate over Lelo’s campaign material near polling station #21. ...

DAMAGE TO AGITATION MATERIAL

Date: 2021-09-29
District: Mtatsminda
Incident Category: Other, Damaging campaign materials

2021-09-29 In Didube and Mtatsminda, posters of mayoral candidate of For People party Ana Dolidze are damaged. ...

DAMAGE TO AGITATION MATERIAL

Date: 2021-09-29
District: Didube
Incident Category: Other, Damaging campaign materials

2021-09-29 In Didube and Mtatsminda, posters of mayoral candidate of For People party Ana Dolidze are damaged. ...

DAMAGE TO AGITATION MATERIAL

Date: 2021-09-29
District: Qareli
Incident Category: Other, Damaging campaign materials

2021-09-29 After the incident in Kareli, when the journalists of Mtavari TV were physically confronted in the office of the Georgian Dream party, the posters of Georgian Dream mayoral candidate were damaged in the village of Ruisi, Kareli Municipality. According to the locals, Zaza Guliashvili`s candidacy is unacceptable to them. Ruisi resident Gela Gasitashvili took down Guliashvili`s posters in front of the cameras. ...

POLITICIZATION OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

Date: 2021-09-29
District: Kutaisi
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Involvement of the employees of the educational institutions in the campaign

2021-09-29 The representative of ISFED was informed about the ongoing pressure on the director of Kutaisi Public School #38, Aleksandre Kereselidze, on political grounds. Representatives of the local government and the ruling party are trying to have him hire teachers whom they trust and are interfering in the personnel policy in this way. The director was directly asked by Iuza Ugulava, Deputy Mayor of Kutaisi, to appoint a certain individual as ateacher, who is actively involved in the party a...

POLITICIZATION OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

Date: 2021-09-29
District: Tsalenjikha
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Involvement of the employees of the educational institutions in the campaign

2021-09-29 According to local representatives of For Georgia party, public school teachers are under pressure. As a result of pressure, they refused to represent the party in PECs. Teachers confirmed the fact to ISFED representative, but chose to remain anonymous. According to them, the pressure is exerted by Lira Ghurtskaia, the majoritarian candidate of the Georgian Dream. Ghurtskaia is also the head of the Tsalenjikha Educational Resource Center. ...

POLITICIZATION OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

Date: 2021-09-29
District: Ninotsminda
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Involvement of the employees of the educational institutions in the campaign

2021-09-29 On 6 September, Parvana TV broadcast information about a meeting of Georgian Dream with local population. The video shows Melania Vartanian, the director of the public school in the village of Patara Arakali. She speaks in support of the political party and calls on the population to vote for the ruling party in the municipal elections. An educator of Orojolari Kindergarten is also speaking in the same video. ...

POLITICIZATION OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

Date: 2021-09-28
District: Sighnaghi
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Involvement of the employees of the educational institutions in the campaign

2021-09-28 A representative of the ruling party approached a teacher of one of the public schools in Sighnaghi Municipality with an aim to engage her in the campaign and asked to compile a list of supporters in favor of the party. The teacher informed the representative of ISFED about the fact, but wished to remain anonymous. ...

POLITICIZATION OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

Date: 2021-09-28
District: Kharagauli
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Involvement of the employees of the educational institutions in the campaign

2021-09-28 On 1 September, a post in support of Lena Abashidze, the principal of the same school and the majoritarian candidate of the Khunevi community, was published on the official Facebook page of Vertkvichala Public School. Abashidze is a Georgian Dream candidate. The publicly published post shows the photo of the candidate`s nomination against the background of the Georgian Dream banner, which d...

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 Tamar Gugushvili, a senior specialist of the second category of the material and technical support department of the Poti Sakrebulo, shared the address of the Georgian Dream Poti mayoral candidate Beka Vacharadze to students on the social network on August 30, during working hours. ...

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 30 August, Salome Sordia, Assistant PR Specialist of the Poti Sakrebulo Office, during working hours shared post of Beka Vacharadze, Georgian Dream Poti mayoral candidate, congratulating students. ...

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 Facebook page of the administrative unit Kundzuli of Poti municipality posted a video, where Sandro Kushashvili, the former representative of the mayor in this unit and currently the majoritarian candidate of the ruling party, mentions that they started meetings with the population together with the mayoral candidate, to study the problems on the ground. ...

PARTICIPATION OF UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS IN THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

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

2021-09-28 On 27 August, in the village of Sachamiaseri-Zemokheti-Kvemokheti of Chokhatauri Municipality, nomination of Georgian Dream Chokhatauri mayoral candidate was attended by the Secretary of Sachamiaseri # 62/24 PEC Zeinab Beria. She is a member appointed by the DEC. ...

PARTICIPATION OF UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS IN THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

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

2021-09-28 The same meeting held on 23 August was attended by the Chairman of PEC # 62/03 Meri Siradze. She is a member appointed by the DEC. ...

PARTICIPATION OF UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS IN THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

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

2021-09-28 On 23 August, Ivane Kekelidze, Assistant to the Mayor of Chokhatauri in Ianeuli administrative unit attended a meeting of Georgian Dream with population and presentation of GD mayoral candidate in the villages of Bukistsikhe and Ianeuli of Chokhatauri Municipality. ...

PARTICIPATION OF UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS IN THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

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

2021-09-28
ISFED found out that Kutaisi Deputy Mayor Iuza Ugulava is forcing the heads and employees of the administrative units to engage in the pre-election campaign, including during working hours. Employees are tasked with scheduling election meetings for the ruling party and its candidates and also distributing photos depicting the mobilization of voters via the internal communication chat; otherwise, they are threatened with dismissal.

Iuza Ugulava ...

PARTICIPATION OF UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS IN THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

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

2021-09-28 On 20 September, in the village of Mtisdziri, Tamriko Vanadze, a member of the PEC # 38 of the same village, who is appointed by the DEC, attended a meeting with voters of the Georgian Dream mayoral candidate Avtandil Talakvadze. ...