Can a Third Way Movement Emerge in Georgian Politics?

Givi Silagadze* Georgia’s 2016 parliamentary elections were a major coup for the Georgian Dream party (GD), which won 115 of 150 seats (76.67%). It did so despite receiving the support of only 24.37% of voters, revealing two problems that continue to afflict Georgian party politics: a heavily majo...
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Experts Identify Georgia’s Biggest Challenges Going Forward

The Georgian Institute of Politics asked up to 30 Georgian and international engaged observers and experts about the prospects for Georgia’s future following the October parliamentary elections. The majority of those surveyed see the new government as unsuited to cope with the country’s pressing...
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Single Party Rule Returns to Georgia

Joseph Larsen and Bidzina Lebanidze GIP Analysts Single party rule is returning to Georgia. The ruling Georgian Dream party won 48 of 50 runoff elections for majoritarian electoral districts on October 30....
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Expert Polls – GIP Initiative

The Georgian Dream remains ahead in the run-up to the Parliamentary Election on October 9, 2016, but the United National Movement gained momentum, according to the latest poll of engaged observers and experts. The poll, conducted by the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP),...
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Georgian Dream Ahead, National Movement with momentum, for #Gvote16

The Georgian Dream remains ahead in the run-up to the Parliamentary Election on October 9, 2016, but the United National Movement gained momentum, according to the latest poll of engaged observers and experts....
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