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Daily Archives: February 21, 2020

PPP’s Irfaan Ali rubbishes Granger’s claims about polling places at private residences

Presidential candidate for the main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Irfaan Ali on Friday dismissed claims by President David Granger that polling places at obscure and politically biased private residences had resulted in disenfranchisement of voters when the PPP had been in government. “The polling stations that were agreed on in the past – the commission agreed on those polling ...

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Police probing reported assault that Granger calls “politically motivated”

Police Commander for Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), Superintendent Crystal Robinson has confirmed that an incident of an assault is being investigated, but she could not immediately say whether it was politically motivated. While police said the incident occurred on Wednesday, presidential candidate of A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) David Granger said the Indigenous Indian man was assaulted Thursday ...

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Granger wary of private residences being used as polling places

Presidential candidate for A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC), David Granger on Friday said he favoured the reduction in the number of private residences being used as polling places. Speaking with reporters less than one day after the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) expressed grave concern that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) had been complicit in suppressing votes ...

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Disciplined services early voting today

Early voting on Friday in Guyana’s general elections is underway by members of the disciplined services ahead of the nationally-scheduled date for polling because they will be required to maintain law and order while civilians vote on March 2 and the country awaits the results which can take as many as five days. The Guyana Elections Commission says 10,226 personnel ...

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