According to the Central Election Commission, 3678 + 11 out of 3705 election precincts have been already counted, 99.57 % of the total number of all election precincts.
According to the data, Salome Zurabishvili received 614 964 votes (38.66 percent), while Grigol Vashadze – 599 662 (37.7 percent).
Davit Bakradze is on the third place with 174 555 votes, which is 10.97 percent of the total number of votes.
The rest candidates received less than 4% of votes.
A presidential candidate needs 50%+1 votes for winning. If a candidate does not collect the needed number of votes, the second round of elections will be appointed. Two candidates, who showed the best results in the first round, will participate in the second tour of the elections.
The Georgian Central Election Commission (CEC) will appoint the date of the second round of elections. The candidate, who receives more votes in the second round, will become president of Georgia.