Georgia ruling party leads vote shadowed by Saakashvili’s arrest

In Georgia, the governing party has taken the lead in local elections, overshadowed by the sudden return and subsequent arrest of former President Mikheil Saakashvili.
The vote is seen as a critical test to end months of political stalemate.
But election observers have raised concerns.

Al Jazeera’s Robin Forestier-Walker reports from Tbilisi, Georgia.

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