Georgian referendum, 2008
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A double referendum was held in Georgia on 5 January 2008 alongside presidential elections. One question was a binding referendum on whether to bring forward the 2008 parliamentary elections from October to April/May. The second was a non-binding advisory referendum on joining NATO. Both proposals were approved with over 75% in favour. Parliamentary elections were subsequently held on 21 May.
Bringing forward parliamentary elections
Should Georgia pursue integration into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)?
|Source: Central Election Commission|
- Kim Murphy, "Georgia's president moves up elections" Los Angeles Times, 9 November 2007
- Georgier sollen am 5. Januar auch über Nato-Beitritt entscheiden NZZ, 26 November 2007 (German)
- Georgia to Hold Plebiscite on NATO Membership UNA Georgia, 26 November 2007