“We list the allegations, but we are not in a position to measure the impact that these allegations, violations have. We are not investigators,” said Albert Jónsson, Head of the ODIHR Election Observation Mission at a press conference on Sunday.
Albert Jónsson “encourages the authorities to investigate numerous widespread allegations properly.”
Today, international observers released a statement, saying Georgia’s local elections were competitive and technically well administered, but marred by widespread allegations of electoral violations, vote-buying, and an unlevel playing field, as well as intimidation and pressure.
Local #elections in ??Georgia competitive and well run, but marred by allegations of pressure on voters, vote-buying and an unlevel playing field, international observers say. Read more: https://t.co/qZJ3jHecZt pic.twitter.com/ZJxj3xNMoY
— OSCE/ODIHR (@osce_odihr) October 3, 2021