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Electoral reform needed in Guyana, low confidence in declared results- US opinion poll

Last Updated on Friday, 15 April 2022, 13:42 by Denis Chabrol A countrywide face-to-face opinion poll conducted earlier this year for the International Republican Institute (IRI) has found that more than 80 percent of Guyanese see the need for electoral reforms, and although the vast majority of eligible persons voted in the 2020 general elections many of them do not ...

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Guyanese give race relations low marks but thumbs up for women’s empowerment, indigenous rights

A poll commissioned by the United States (US) pro-democracy organisation, International Republican Institute (IRI) finds that Guyanese believe that race relations in this South American nation second to transparency and accountability in government, but they are happy with efforts to empower women and indigenous people’s rights. In the poll conducted among 1,500 respondents during January 2022,  29 percent of the ...

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US poll finds political representation on major problems generally poor; youths don’t see a future in Guyana

A United States (US)-funded opinion poll conducted earlier this year shows that cost of living, unemployment and the coronavirus are the biggest problems among Guyanese but elected representatives are not doing sufficient to address them. The poll, which was conducted for the International Republican Institute (IRI) between January 4 and 24 through face-to-face interviews in the homes of 1,500 Guyanese ...

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