Georgia

Electoral system*: Mixed

Threshold*: political parties/blocs of political parties – 5%

Frequency of Parliamentary elections: 4 years

Compulsory voting: No

Minimum age for voting*: 18

Minimum age for running*: 21

Quota type: Voluntary party quota (30%)

Percentage of women candidates*: -

Percentage of women elected*: 16%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30**: 0,7%

Voter registration: Passive

Voter turnout: 51,9%

(Parliamentary Elections, 8 October 2016)

Voting abroad: Yes

by voting at embassies/consulates


E-voting: No


Electoral Management Body (EMB):

Central Election Commission of Georgia


Electoral Training Centre:

Center of Electoral Systems Development, Reforms and Trainings


Civil Society's Organisation observing elections:

International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED)

Activities of the Council of Europe in the field of Electoral Assistance in Georgia:

  • Capacity-building activities
  • Awareness-raising campaigns
  • Support to Domestic Election Observation and Civil Society's Organisations

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe report:

Observation of the presidential election in Georgia (28 October and 28 November 2018) (Doc. 14784)


VOTA Database (Venice Commission / Mexican Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary - TEPJF):

Legislation and documents of the Venice Commission in the electoral field for Georgia


*Information related to Parliamentary Elections or to the lower house of the Parliament

** Source: Study about youth participation in national parliaments 2018