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 33 states:

(1) The list of a mobile ballot box is drawn up based on general and special lists of voters if:

  • (a) a voter is unable to independently visit the polling premises due to limited capabilities or health conditions; …
  • (c) a voter is in hospital for treatment or in any other inpatient medical facility with no polling station established in it;…

(2) In case a voter is unable to visit the polling place, he/she applies to the PEC with a mobile vote request at least two days prior to the polling day. The DEC transfers the information with regard to a voter undergoing treatment at the inpatient medical facility on the polling day to the relevant PEC no later than two days prior to polling….

(4) Number of voters stipulated in paragraph 1 (“a”) of this Article shall not exceed 3 percent of the existing voters in the general list of voters per election precinct. After reaching the maximum number of voters, the decision on adding more voters to the mobile ballot box list is made by the two-third of the respective DEC members attending the DEC session…

 

Article 65, section (3) states:

It is restricted for any other person to be present at the moment of filling out the ballot paper. A voter unable to fill out the ballot paper independently shall be entitled to ask any person for help in the secret polling booth except for:

  • (a) a member of the election commission;
  • (b) a candidate;
  • (c) a representative of an election subject;
  • (d) an observer.

 

Excerpts from the Election Code of Georgia (2011)