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Update: GECOM decides to increase number of polling places after meeting PPP

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), by a majority decision on Tuesday, has instructed the Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield to establish 12 additional polling places in order to address concerns by the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) that there would be confusion and congestion on election day. Election Commissioners Sase Gunraj and Vincent Alexander said the 12 polling places would ...

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PPP’s Irfaan Ali rubbishes Granger’s claims about polling places at private residences

Presidential candidate for the main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Irfaan Ali on Friday dismissed claims by President David Granger that polling places at obscure and politically biased private residences had resulted in disenfranchisement of voters when the PPP had been in government. “The polling stations that were agreed on in the past – the commission agreed on those polling ...

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Granger wary of private residences being used as polling places

Presidential candidate for A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC), David Granger on Friday said he favoured the reduction in the number of private residences being used as polling places. Speaking with reporters less than one day after the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) expressed grave concern that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) had been complicit in suppressing votes ...

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GECOM cuts back on private homes as polling places

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has cut back on using private homes as polling places for the March 2, 2020, general elections, but election commissioners from across the political divide are at odds over whether this would inconvenience voters. Pro-opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) commissioner, Sase Gunraj said GECOM’s decision to reduce the number of private homes as polling stations ...

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