The French company IPSOS carried out the second poll commissioned by the "Mtavari Channel" a few weeks before the elections.
It should be reminded that 'UNM-Strength is in Unity candidate' for the post of Prime Minister, Mikheil Saakashvili published a list of reforms he plans to implement in case of victory. 9 steps to justice - this is the name of the list of reforms.
Respondents were asked to evaluate Mikheil Saakashvili's plan - 9 steps to justice. The majority of respondents here positively estimate Mikheil Saakashvili's plan to abolish State Security Service.
Answers were distributed as follows:
- Positive 44%
- Negative 24%
To the question: How would you assess Mikheil Saakashvili's statements about 9 steps towards justice, mistakes made, apology, and return to Georgian politics? - The answers are as follows:
- Very positive - 30%
- More or less positively - 27%
- More or less negatively - 19%
- Very negative - 22%
The attitude of the respondents to the step regarding the transfer of the key for wiretapping to an independent court and the Public Defender: was as follows:
- Positive -51%
- Negative- 18%
Abolition of financial police and decriminalization of economic crimes
- Positive 46%
- Negative 22%
Full independence of the Bureau of Expertise
- Positive 53%
- Negative 17%
A fundamental change of the judiciary with decisive involvement of the non-governmental sector, reform of the Council of Justice, foreign judges in higher instances:
- Positive 48%
- Negative 21%
Depoliticization of the police, separation from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and nomination of the head by non-governmental organizations and approval by at least 1/3 of the opposition:
- Positive 50%
- Negative 23%
Separation of the penitentiary system from the Ministry of Justice, the nomination of the head by non-governmental organizations, and approval by at least 1/3 of the opposition
- Positive 51%
- Negative 19%
Depoliticization of the Council Office, splitting it into two independent agencies, the nomination of leaders by non-governmental organizations, and approval by at least 1/3 of the opposition
- Positive 45%
- Negative 21 %
Appointing an opposition representative to chair the Parliamentary Human Rights Committee
- Positive 54%
- Negative 22 %
Besides the positive and the negative, the rest of the answers was neutral, or the respondent did not answer or had no answer.
IPSOS conducted a pre-election poll commissioned by the Mtavari Channel in the period from September 23 to October 1. In total, 1500 respondents were interviewed all over Georgia. The margin of error is + -2.5%.
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