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OAS calls on GECOM Chair to declare PPP winner and for APNU+AFC to hand over power

The Organisation of American States (OAS) on Monday called on the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to declare the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) the winner of the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections in line with Caribbean Community (CARICOM) scrutinised recount and the tabulated  results in the Chief Elections Officer’s report. “OAS further takes note and ...

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Guyana “needs fresh voters list”; “political audit” of GECOM before massive overhaul- CARICOM team

The three-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) team of scrutineers of the just concluded  national vote recount is recommending that the next government conducts a “political audit” of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) and a fresh registration of all voters. “A political audit of GECOM (its successes and failing and the factors contributing to this) both the commission and its administrative arm, ...

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ANUG cites GECOM-APNU+AFC complicity, as Granger eyes scrapping of elections

Even as President David Granger said the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) would possibly scrap the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections due to massive electoral fraud, A New and United Guyana (ANUG) has reiterated that that is not constitutionally possible. Granger– who backed the Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield’s initial report that says the number of votes that are ...

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PPP rules out returning to Parliament to approve cash for almost broke govt; says state of emergency impossible

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Sunday ruled out returning to Parliament to  approve funds for government spending if the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) invalidates the March  2, 2020 general and regional elections. “For the avoidance of doubt, the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) wishes to make it abundantly clear that it will never return to Parliament or support the convening ...

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Granger scolds Gonsalves for “stealing an election” and “take your licks like a man” remarks

President David Granger on Sunday slammed Incoming Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves for his disrespectful remarks that he should have taken his electoral defeat at the March 2, 2020 polls quietly. “Certainly, as the Head of State, I am not going to accept that kind of language. CARICOM, as ...

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APNU+AFC, PPP at loggerheads over “valid votes” in Chief Elections Officer’s report

A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) and the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) are haggling with each other over what should be the valid votes following Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield’s report to the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, Claudette Singh. PPP executive member, Attorney-at-Law, Anil Nandlall has already signaled that legal action would be taken if the ...

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GECOM’s Chief Elections Officer says 185,000 of 460,000 votes not tainted by impersonation, other irregularites

The report by the Chief Elections Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Keith Lowenfield indicates that votes not affected by anomalies/irregularities and voter impersonation amount to  185,302 votes. If Lowenfield’s figures are accepted by the seven-member commission, it would mean the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) would get  56,627 votes and A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) will ...

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Chief Elections Officer says general elections were not fair, credible

The Chief Elections Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Keith Lowenfield on Saturday told his Chairman, Claudette Singh that the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections were not free and fair across the 10 administrative regions. “The summation of the anomalies and instances of voter impersonation identified in District One clearly does not appear to satisfy the criteria ...

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