Printing of ballot papers is in the process for the October 30 elections. In total 2 226 600 ballot papers, including ballot papers on Armenian-Georgian, Azerbaijani-Georgian and Armenian-Georgian-Azerbaijani languages, are printed at 50 majoritarian election districts for the second round of Parliamentary Elections. 14 000 ballot papers will be printed for the second round of extraordinary elections of the Mayor of self-governing city; 133 050 ballot papers, including on Armenian-Georgian and Azerbaijani-Georgian languages will be printed for the second round of Gamgebelis extraordinary elections of self-governing communities. As for the by-elections of Lagodekhi and Senaki Sakrebulos 4200 ballot papers are in the process to be printed.
Ballot papers are printed in 5 printing houses (Ltd “Pavoriti”, Ltd “Iridesi”, Ltd “24 Hours MVP”, Ltd “Printmaster” Ltd. “Sezani”). Printing process is observed by the members of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Georgia and representatives of the non-governmental organizations (“Public Advocacy”, "Civil Society Development Centre" (CSDC), "Helping Hand", “Center for Social-Political Development”).
The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Georgia prepared the statistics of the annulled ballot papers according to elections held in Georgia since 2002. The data covers average percentages of the annulled ballot papers.
According to the preliminary data (as of 18 October), the average percentage of the annulled ballot papers during the 2016 Parliamentary Elections held through proportional election system is 3.43%. As for the elections held through the Majoritarian election system, the average percentage of the annulled ballot papers is 4,11%. The final data will be published after officially summarizing the election results of the Parliamentary Elections.