Deadline for presentation of presidential candidates at CEC expires on September 8
The initiative groups and political parties willing to present their presidential candidates for 2018 presidential polls will have applied to the Central Election Commission (CEC) by 18:00 today. They will also have to collect signatures of supporters with that purpose.
Presentation of candidates must be confirmed with no less than 25 925 (0,75% of voters) signatures.
There are 41 applications submitted to CEC for the time being. Twenty two initiative groups and 19 parties presented their candidates.
Four candidates are already officially registered. The candidates are Mikheil Gela Saluashvili, Zviad Baghdavadze, Shalva Natelashvili and Davit Bakradze.
The 2018 presidential elections will be held on October 28 in Georgia.