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Daily Archives: May 20, 2020

Refusal to sign Certificates of Recount will not affect legality

An A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) representative refused to sign the certificates of tabulation of votes cast in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) but two election commissioners said Wednesday night that the certificates are still valid. The issue first came to the fore when presidential candidate for The Citizenship Initiative , Rohnda Lam said, “APNU+AFC representative refuses to sign ...

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GECOM Chairman appeals to COVID-19 Task Force to approve two more vote recount workstations

The Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Retired Justice Claudette Singh has appealed to the National COVID-19 Task Force to approve at least two more workstations in a last ditch push to increase the number of votes cast in the March 2, 2020 general elections. “Being cognisant that it is of national importance that this recount exercise concludes as ...

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8 presidential guards contract coronavirus

Eight of Guyana’s presidential guards have been tested positive for the coronavirus, COVID-19 in random tests of members of that police force unit but they have not been in contact with President David Granger, spokesmen said Wednesday. Presidential spokeswoman, Ariana Gordon said the eight COVID-19 positive presidential guardsmen were “never part of the Special Protective Service arm of the unit” ...

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GECOM Chairman reportedly targets 100 boxes of ballots daily; PPP ready to suppprt 7-day extension

The Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Claudette Singh reportedly on Wednesday told a meeting with the opposition that she wants at least 100 boxes of ballots to be reccounted daily in order to meet the May 31 deadline. This appears to be in line with Elections Commissioner, Vincent Alexander saying that GECOM would work with the COVID-19 Task ...

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