Georgia: A Ruling ‘Super Party,’ but No Super-Sized Democracy?

Leadership of the Georgian Dream party addresses cheering supporters on October 10, after the preliminary results of the first round of parliamentary elections were announced. Runoff parliamentary elections on October 30 gave the party an outright majority in Georgia’s legislature, allowing it to rule without any input from the opposition. (Photo: Georgian Dream)

Runoff parliamentary elections on October 30 gave the Georgian Dream party an outright majority in Georgia’s incoming parliament, allowing it to effectively override any opposition.
 

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Giorgi Lomsadze is a freelance journalist and a frequent contributor to EurasiaNet.org's Tamada Tales blog.

Georgia: A Ruling ‘Super Party,’ but No Super-Sized Democracy?

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