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Georgia set to elect new president

Sunday's votes to decide nationís fourth president, as surveys suggest voters frustrated by incumbent government.

Last Modified: 27 Oct 2013 00:14
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Georgia votes on Sunday to elect a new president.

Opinion polls are giving the candidate Georgy Margvelashvili the lead, but surveys suggest voters are frustrated by the slow pace of change since his coalition government came to power a year ago.

Al Jazeera's Robin Forestier-walker reports from the capital, Tbilisi.

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