Tag Archives: May 2010 elections Georgia

Tbilisi: Will voter threshold guarantee a fair mayor’s race in May?

For the first this May, Tbilisi voters will not only directly elect a mayor, but he or she also must get at least 30 percent of the vote to take office.

Will this 30 percent minimum threshold help guarantee a fair election in a country with a spotty fair-election record? GIPA student Zura Balanchivadze examines the issue here.