Ruling Coalition Candidate Set to Win Georgia's Presidential Election
Georgia's ruling coalition's presidential candidate Georgy Margvelashvili won the presidential elections on Sunday, according to preliminary exit poll data.
According to exit poll data of ACT, as cited by the Focus news agency, Margvelashvili, candidate of the Georgian Dream party, won 68% of the votes.
The exit poll data was calculated on the basis of 80% of processed data from 120 polling stations in Georgia.
According to ACT, United National Movement candidate Davit Bakradze ranked second with 17.1%, followed by Nino Burdzhanadze from the Democratic Movement-United Georgia party with 9.9% of the votes.
According to GFK data, Margvelashvili won 66.7% of the votes, while Bakradze was backed by 20.2% and Nino Burdzhanadze was supported by 7.5% of the voters.