POLITICS
Why Georgia is changing the mixed electoral system in favor of the proportional?
17 July, 2019
The Chairman of the Parliament Archil Talakvadze explained why Georgia has to change its mixed electoral system in favor of the proportional. At the US Congress of Democratic Partnership Leaders Forum Talakvadze discussed the ongoing democratic reforms in Georgia. According to him the later reforms are crucial for Georgian democracy:

“Georgia has progressed from super-presidential government to a more stable parliamentary republic. The existing constitutional structure was insecure and did not have the control and balance mechanisms between
the branches of the government. This constitutional reform will increase the role of the parliament significantly and it will lead to a more substantial, result-oriented political system.”

After recent protests in Tbilisi Georgian government has accelerated the process of changing the electoral system. The 2020 parliamentary elections will be held under the proportional system.

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