Legal Issues Committee supports candidates for CEC chairmanship and membership

16.04.24 10:57

The Legal Issues Committee of the Parliament supported the candidates for the chairmanship and membership of the Central Election Commission.


At today's meeting of the committee, the candidate for the chairmanship of the CEC, Giorgi Kalandarishvili and 3 candidates for professional membership: Maya Zaridze, Giorgi Sharabidze and Gia Tsatsashvili were heard and the deputies supported all of them unanimously.


For information, with the changes implemented in the Election Code, the process of electing the chairman and members of the CEC by the Parliament has three stages. In particular, 90 votes are needed in the first voting. If 90 votes cannot be secured, the nominated candidate will be elected with 76 votes. It will be possible to receive support with 76 votes twice for specific candidates. Candidates elected with 76 votes will start exercising their powers for a period of 5 years.




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