• Independent since December 25, 1991 

  • OSCE membership since 24 March 1992

  • CoE membership since 27 April 1999

  • Constitution: adopted24 August 1995, last amendments 2004 and 2010, new constitution to be adopted after presidential elections 2013 aiming at shifting the balance of power in favor of the parliament
    Form of government: Unitary semi-presidential republic

  • Population: 4,935,880 (2014 est.)

  • Registered Voters: 33,537,719 (October 2013)


  • Head of state: President, absolute majority vote, two-round system, 5-year term.

Since 17 November 2013 Giorgi Margvelashvili.

The president controls the ministries of internal affairs and defense.

  • Head of government: Prime minister, appointed by the president, approved by the parliament

Since 20 November 2013 Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili


  • Assembly: unicameral

Parlament (Sakartvelos Parlamenti),150 deputies, 4-year term

Mixed electoral system: 77 deputies elected through a closed-list proportional system and 73 by majority vote in single-mandate constituencies.

Threshold: 5 % in proportional elections and 30% for majoritarian candidates


International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED)


The International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED) is a non-profit, non-governmental and non-partisan organization established in 1995. Organization's main priority and scope of work is election monitoring, which aims to guarantee the transparency of elections by monitoring the implementation of electoral procedures and thereby increasing society's confidence in the results of the elections.




International Society for Fair Election and Democracy
37 Oniashvili Street

0160 Tbilisi
Tel: +995 32 237 28 82


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Presidential election: 2018
Parliamentary election: 2016


Election code of Georgia, last amended in August 2013


Download here: PDF (EN)

(source: Central Election Commission of Georgia)





Presidential election

27 October 2013


2nd Interim report (covering period 20 July - 4 August) PDF (EN)  |  PDF (GE)


3rd Interim report (covering period 5 August - 20 August): PDF (EN) |  PDF (GE)


4th interim report (covering period 21 August - 8 September): PDF (EN)  |  PDF (GE)


5th interim report (covering period 9 September - 6 October): PDF (EN)  |  PDF (GE)


6th interim report (covering period 7 - 24 October): PDF (EN)  |  PDF (GE)


The Counting Process and PVT Projections: PDF (EN)


Voting Process and Closure of Polling Stations: PDF (EN)


OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

access here


International Foundation for Electoral Systems

access here


Venice Commission of the Council of Europe (documents)

access here


IDEA Voter Turnout Data

access here