Ruling party of Georgia post big victory

Ruling party of Georgia post big victory

Georgia’s ruling party Georgian Dream (GD) has Sunday, a convincing win recorded in the second round of the elections.

The party is captured thereby according to information of the Central election commission, more than three-quarters of the seats in parliament.

The result is a defeat for the United National Movement (UNM) of former president Mikhail Saakasjvili. Sandra Roelofs, the Dutch wife of Saakasjvili, was a candidate for the pro-western opposition party.

GD came in 2012 to the power, and is both pro-western and in favour of closer ties with Russia. The party seems to be able to count on 115 of the 150 seats: enough to the constitution to change. The UNM competes on 26 seats. The pro-Russian Alliance of Patriots still probably six places in the parliament.

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