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Court of Appeal dismisses opposition efforts for High Court re-hearing of election petition

Guyana’s Court of Appeal on Monday dismissed efforts by the opposition to reinstate an election petition, agreeing with the High Court that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) had a constitutional right to order a recount of the votes cast in the March, 2020 general and regional elections. Justices of Appeal Rishi Persaud and Dawn Gregory said Section 22 of the ...

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High Court will Sunday make important ruling concerning election results case

Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire will at 1:30 Sunday afternoon rule on whether she has jurisdiction to hear a case concerning High Court orders for the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to verify the Region Four election results before they are declared. With Monday being a holiday, she said the next court date could possibly be Tuesday depending on her decision on ...

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