INTERIM REPORT OF THE CENTRAL ELECTION COMMISSION OF GEORGIA

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 09:50

Tamar Zhvania, Chairperson of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Georgia presented the interim report of October 8, 2016 Parliamentary Elections to the representatives of local NGOs and international organizations.
The report covers the period from the date of appointing elections - June 8, to September 8, 2016 and reflects the activities implemented by the Election Administration (EA).
“Election Administration (EA) adopted a new standard in terms of reporting.  Following the presentation held for media, today, we present the interim report to NGOs and international organizations. It is worth noting that during recent three months, we put a lot of effort and EA publishes information on its activities through this interim report and informs the society about the implemented work”- noted Tamar Zhvania.
During the presentation, Tamar Zhvania paid attention to several important issues, including, voters, Precinct Elections Commissions, observers, CEC information campaigns, cooperation with the stakeholders and CEC Gender Policy.
According to the CEC Chairperson, one of the most important innovations EA will offer to the society during the October 8 elections, is the online broadcasting of the election results counting process at the CEC. Every interested person will have possibility to observe the election results counting process via social networks - Facebook, YouTube and the CEC official webpage by using 360 degree video camera at the CEC.
As the CEC Chairperson noted, EA will maintain the current policy and actively cooperate with the election stakeholders and inform them accordingly about important activities in the future which are essential for ensuring transparency of election processes and election environment in line with international standards

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