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Study on Voting and Political Attitudes in Georgia

Country: Georgia
Funder: National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI)
Dates: March 2019 - February 2020
Project objective: Study the electorate's attitudes towards the electoral process and analysis of current political trends in Georgia.

CRRC-Georgia, with the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI), has conducted 32 waves of nationwide opinion polls and over 100 focus group discussions since 2008 which delved into a variety of political and policy issues in Georgia. The data collection effort has included partial panel and experimental survey designs. These are some of the only data collection efforts in Georgia which measure longitudinal public attitudes towards politics, policy preferences, voting behavior, and gender issues and are made publicly available. Since 2012, CRRC-Georgia has conducted over 38,000 interviews within the scope of this project.
Research design: Nationally representative survey; Complex (stratified and cluster) sampling.
Output:
Wave 33, Public attitudes in Georgia, July 2019
1) Country direction and national issues, economy, healthcare, women's political participation and minority rights, foreign policy
2) Performance of institutions, party support, June 20th demonstrations

Wave 32, Public attitudes in Georgia, April 2019
1) European Union, NATO, national security and Russia, disinformation messages, information space
2) Country's direction, assessment of institutions and political leaders, party support, favorability ratings of politicians, current and past events, jobs