Georgia's Central Elections Commission (CEC) has completed the registration process of political parties for the 2020 Parliamentary Elections scheduled for 31 October. 66 political parties have been registered.
A statement by the CEC on Friday (4 September) said that in total, 78 political parties applied the for electoral registration, out of which 12 were rejected to be registered.
The statement added that accordingly, the Election Administration completed one of the most important parts of the election process. The next stage for political parties is to submit the party lists that shall be submitted to the CEC Chairperson by the political party/election bloc (no later than 1st of October) after which, the party lists' verification process launches, followed by the registration process of the mentioned party list.
As for the majoritarian candidates - the political party/election bloc nominates one candidate for MP of Georgia in each majoritarian election district (no later than 1st of October).
They warn about the risk of destabilisation throughout the Caucasus and of a new humanitarian crisis.