Georgia

Population Statistics

4,931,226

Total Population

739,684

Population with a disability

according to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate

Election Dates

30
nov

Georgia Parliament 2020

2020

13 March 2014

Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities


Election Code of Georgia (2011)

Updated: June 2015

Article 3, section (a), subsection (a.a.) states:

Any citizen of Georgia, having attained the age of 18 prior to or on the day of elections/referendum/plebiscite, and who meets the requirements prescribed by the present Law, shall enjoy active suffrage, except for persons who, under the Constitution of Georgia and/or in accordance with this Law complying therewith, have a restricted active suffrage…

 

Excerpt from the Election Code of Georgia (2011)

Constitution of Georgia (1995, last amended 2012)

Updated: June 2015

Article 28 states:

(1) Every citizen of Georgia, who has attained the age of 18, shall have the right to participate in referenda and elections of state and self-government bodies. Free expression of the will of voters shall be guaranteed.

(2) Citizens who have been found legally incapable by court or who have been deprived of their liberty by a court decision shall have no right to participate in elections and referenda, except persons having committed crimes of little gravity.

 

Excerpt from the Constitution of Georgia (1995, last amended 2010)