Georgia After the Presidential Elections

On 28 November 2018 the second round of the presidential election finalized the almost three-month-long electoral marathon in Georgia. According to the official results, Zalome Zurabishvili, supported by the ruling party Georgian Dream (GD), became the first female president not only in Georgia, but in the entire Caucasus region. At the same time, the opposition candidate was enabled to reach the second round of presidential elections for the first time in Georgia’s history. At this juncture, this paper aims to overview the pre-election campaign, elucidate the statistics, and discuss future trends in Georgian domestic politics.

Authors: Aleksandre Kvakhadze