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Fight for Adjara legislative body

By Tea Mariamidze
Tuesday, September 13
Fifteen political parties and blocs have registered to compete for 21 mandates in the legislative body of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara.

The elections for the Adjara legislative body, the Supreme Council of Adjara, will take place on October 8, the same day as Georgia’s Parliamentary Elections.

The Supreme Election Commission of the Adjara Autonomous Republic (SEC), responsible for holding the elections in the autonomous area, announced today among the registered 15 political subjects 11 were political parties , while the remaining three-political blocks.

The registered political parties and blocs which have also presented their party lists were:
The Republican Party;
David Tevzadze-Georgia for Peace Party;
Irakli Alasania-Free Democrats Party;
Shalva Natelashvili-Georgia’s Labour Party;
Georgia’s United Communist Party;
David Tarkhan Mouravi, Irma Inashvili-Georgia’s Patriotic Alliance;
National Forum;
United National Movement;
Georgian Dream-Democratic Georgia Party;
Murman Dumbadze, Medea Vasadze - In Service of Georgia;
Tamaz Metchiauri-United Georgia Party
Election bloc - Nino Burjanadze-Democratic Georgia;
Election bloc-Paata Burchuladze-State for People;
Election bloc-Topadze Industrials-Our Country;
Election bloc-Ours-People’s Party;
All the political subjects managed to submit their party lists in SEC before September 8.

Now, the SEC has a 10-day term to study the lists. In case of finding violations in the lists, parties will have three days to correct them.

Initially 28 political subjects provided their documentation at SEC to participate in the upcoming race. However, only 15 managed to meet all necessary procedures.