Parliamentary elections aftermath in Georgia

Implications for foreign investors after a contested vote

November 3, 2020

On October 31, Georgian voters went to the polls to elect the country's new parliament for the upcoming legislative term. While the ruling Georgian Dream party (GD) emerged victorious and is on course to claim an all-out parliamentary majority, opposition parties - contradicting the largely positive assessments of international observers – have so far rejected the results and refused to participate in the second round of the election.

With Georgian politics entering a new period of uncertainty overshadowed by the severe impact of the coronavirus crisis, we take a more detailed look at the election results, the aftermath of the contested vote, as well as likely scenarios and their impact for business.

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