TBILISI, October 28 (Itar-Tass) - The candidate from the ruling Georgian Dream coalition, Georgy Margvelashvili, is keeping a considerable advantage over the rivals in the ongoing counting of votes cast in Georgia's presidential pollsls on Sunday.
Preliminary results of the processing of ballot-papers at 70 percent of polling stations have been placed on the CEC's official website. Ballot-papers have been processed by now at 2,621 polling stations (70.06 percent) out of the total number of 3,741 ones.
Margvelashvili polled 62.13 percent of the vote (707,432 votes). Considerably behind are candidates David Bakradze of the United National Movement -- 21.88 percent (249,118 votes), and Nino Burdzhanadze of the Democratic Movement -- United Georgia association -- with 10.07 percent (114,649 votes).
People voted at 3,689 polling stations inside Georgia and 50 ones outside the country, and at another two polling stations (in Afghanistan) on October 20 in polling ahead of time with due regard for the specificity of the drawing of duty by Geogian peacekeepers.
According to preliminary data of the CEC, 1,648,662 people cast their votes on October 27. This accounts for 46.6 percent of the total electorate.