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Daily Archives: May 19, 2020

At least 93 boxes of balllots must be counted daily to meet 25-day deadline- PPP

People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Prime Ministerial candidate, Retired Brigadier Mark Phillips on Tuesday said the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) needs to count at least 93 boxes of ballots per day to finish the recount by May 31. “By my calculation, we should be counting somewhere about ninety-three or more boxes per day in order to reach the twenty-five-day deadline and ...

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PPP concerned about assignment of supervisor for Region Four recount

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has expressed concern about the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) assignment of  an Information Technology (IT) staff member to supervise the recount of Region Four votes because he was implicated in an alleged malpractice during a previous tabulation exercise of those votes in March. The PPP has written to GECOM Chairman, Retired Justice Claudette Singh expressing ...

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Private sector says two more recount workstations insufficient for 25-day deadline, wants clear-cut assurance on use of recount results

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) is “disappointed” that the National COVID-19 Task Force’s approval of a mere two more workstations to recount the remaining estimated 300,000 votes cast in the March 2, 2020 general elections. The City business organisation said the now 12 workstations would not see the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) completing the recount on May ...

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