CEC - All precincts counted : Lado Kakhadze 61.83%, Shalva Shavgulidze 37.17%

The Central Election Commission of Georgia (CEC) has said that according to the returns from all the 31 precincts, ruling party majoritarian MP candidate Lado Kakhadze and Shalva Shavgulidze, the majoritarian MP candidate of the “European Georgia –Free Democrats” electoral block, received 61.83% (10738 votes) and 37.17% (6630) of the votes respectively.

18 105 voters cast ballot in the MP by-elections in Mtatsminda constituency, while the total number of the registered voters was 43 909, according to the Central Election Commission (CEC).

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