Local Elections in Georgia 2021
Type of election: Local elections
Type of mission: Limited election observation mission (LEOM)
Head of mission: Dritan Taulla
Short-term observers: 20
On 17 September 2021, the European Network of Election Monitoring Organizations (ENEMO) deployed a Limited Election Observation Mission (LEOM) to observe the 2 October Local Elections in Georgia. The EOM was composed of a Core Team of 7 experts, based in Tbilisi. On Election Day, 20 short-term observers were also deployed by ENEMO to follow the voting, counting, and tabulation of results.
The mission assessed the overall political and electoral environment, respect for the rights to elect and stand for election, conduct of election management bodies, campaigning, gender equality, voting and tabulation, electoral dispute resolution, and other crucial aspects of the process, based on international standards for democratic elections and the legal framework of Georgia. Core Team members conducted meetings with election management bodies, political parties, state officials, the international community, domestic civil society organizations, media, and other stakeholders.
The project “Support of the International Election Observation Mission during the Local Elections in Georgia” implemented from 8th September 2021 to 31st December 2021 was carried out from the funds of the official development aid of the Slovak Republic.
Cristina Chebes, Legal Analyst, Stanislav Zholudiev and Peter Novotny, CEC Observers met with the representatives of the Central Election Commission
ENEMO IEOM to Georgia published its Statement of Preliminary Findings and Conclusions
Core Team members of ENEMO IEOM to Georgia 2021 Dritan Taulla, Head of the Mission, Stanislav Zholudiev, CEC Observer, Momcilo Radulovic, Election Campaign Analyst met with the Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia - Kakha Kuchava
“ENEMO has deployed an Election Observation Mission to observe the 2 October Local Elections in Georgia”