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Jagdeo’s overture to Granger a “starting point” for consensual GECOM Chairman – WPA

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 June 2019, 18:24 by Writer The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) on Saturday welcomed Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo’s willingness to allow President David Granger to float names for the possible appointment of a new chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), but cautioned against whittling away Jagdeo’s constitutional role. “We think that’s a starting point and ...

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Jagdeo open to President suggesting instead of submitting names for GECOM Chairman

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 June 2019, 17:56 by Writer The Opposition Leader on Saturday dismissed the President’s position that he is also entitled to submit nominees for the post of Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), but says he is flexible on unofficially discussing names that may be submitted by the Guyanese leader. “Notwithstanding and in an effort ...

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After CCJ ruling gov’t, opposition in fresh squabble over procedure for appointing GECOM Chairman

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 June 2019, 17:56 by Writer The Guyana government and the opposition on Saturday appeared to be on a collision course again over the appointment of a Chairman of the elections commission. Government says President David Granger can also submit six nominees for the post of Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). In a letter ...

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