Giorgi Margvelashvili wins presidential election in Georgia


Over 830 thousand people voted for candidate of the leading coalition "Georgian Dream" Giorgi Margvelashvili. This is more than 62% of the citizens that came to the polling stations, RIA Novosti reports.

According to the country's Electoral Code, the candidate who gets 50% votes plus 1 of all the quantity of voters, wins the election.

David Bakradze from the United National Movement (Mikhael Saakashvili's party) comes next with a little more than 290 thousand votes. Parliament's Ex-Speaker Nino Burjanadze got more than 130 thousand votes.

Regardless of the results at the polling stations where the votes haven't been counted yet, Giorgi Margvelashvili has already won.

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