In Georgia, the authorities and opposition of Georgia have agreed to change the electoral system
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representatives of the authorities and the opposition have reached agreement on changing the electoral system in Georgia, reports “Interfax”.
According to the agreed model under the proportional (party) lists in Parliament in the fall of 2020 will be elected 120 deputies and majoritarian lists 30 members.
According to the current model of the election of 77 deputies elected by the proportional system and 73 by the majority.
the Representatives of the authorities and leaders of opposition parties have agreed that the party won parliamentary elections, but scored 40% of voter support, will not be able to form a government.
As stated by the leader of the opposition party “European Georgia,” David Bakradze, the agreement is good and “contributes to the resolution of the political crisis in Georgia.”
According to him, the government next week is expected to initiate in the Parliament changes to the electoral system. Finally, they will be fixed in the Constitution in the next month.