UNM candidate Giorgi Kirtadze, with his 42.6% of votes, proves a lead candidate in Batumi, while his main rival from Georgian Dream, Irakli Chikovani, has so far won 41.07%.
Per the current CEC data, votes have been distributed as follows:
Giorgi Kirtadze _ 42.6%
Irakli Chikovani _ 41.07%
Irakli Mikeladze _ 10.54%
Giorgi Putkaradze _1.99%
Bondo Guguladze _1.23%
Other candidates _ 2%
CEC says that out of 105 polling stations in Batumi, votes at 38 have so far been counted.