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US calls on govt to respect general election results, credible recount; Granger stresses non-interference

The United States (US) is calling on the Guyana government to respect the outcome of the March 2, 2020 general elections and hoped that the recount still underway would be conducted in an acceptable manner. “We urge the government to respect the wishes of the voters, as peacefully expressed in the March 2 election. Any recount should be conducted in ...

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APNU+AFC sticking with 10 declarations; recount uncovers massive PPP fraud of 86,000 votes- Harmon

A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) on Monday signaled that it was sticking by the 10 declarations by the Returning Officers of the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) because the recount now its 18th day, has been uncovering massive fraud by the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), calling into question the credibility of 86,367 votes. “The declarations made and on ...

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GECOM must use recount to declare election results; objections are for a High Court elections petition

Former House Speaker, Senior Counsel Ralph Ramkarran on Sunday said his A New and United Guyana (ANUG) political party does not believe that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) can revert to the first count based on the 10 declarations by the 10 Returning Officers. He reasons that if GECOM says that based on allegations that people voted in the names ...

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GECOM Chairman’s planned investigation of APNU+AFC’s claims of electoral fraud unconstitutional – Nandlall

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Saturday publicly warned the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Retired Justice Claudette Singh that the electoral authority would be violating the Constitution and law if they go ahead and investigate alleged voter fraud. “GECOM cannot convert itself into court and hold a trial to determine allegations of illegal voting and dead people ...

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APNU’s claims of rigged elections turning off PPP from power-sharing – Jagdeo

The General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party  (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo on Saturday cited A Partnership for National Unity’s criticisms of the credibility of the March 2 general elections to frown on the idea of power-sharing. His remarks came one day after Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR), Aubrey Norton for the first time  released figures to buttress its claims of ...

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APNU+AFC claims 1,500 votes jeopardised by PPP “fraud, rigging”, ANUG says same votes being recounted

The incumbent A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) on Friday claimed it so so far uncovered a total of 1,528 anomalies, accusing the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) of rigging the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections. “We have moved from anomalies to clear fraud and rigging,”  Executive member of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Aubrey ...

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Prove alleged voter irregularities- GECOM Chairman

The Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Retired Justice Claudette Singh on Thursday said those who are alleging irregularities in the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections would have to prove their case. “While I continue to monitor the trends based on the allegations in the observation reports; I am of the view that, he who asserts must ...

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Carter Center “deeply disappointed” that govt blocked its return; hopes recount will produce “credible” result

The Carter Center  on Thursday said it is deeply disappointed by the government of Guyana’s decision not to approve its recent requests to allow two accredited international observers to return to Guyana to observe the ongoing recount and the remainder of Guyana’s electoral process. The Center, which has been engaged in Guyana’s political landscape since 1990, hopes that the recount ...

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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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