Guyana Elections 2015: Final results of the 2015 General Elections – David Granger sworn in as President

Gecom imageFinal results of the 2015 General Elections declared

Demerara Waves:  1.30 PM  – Saturday 16 May 2015

The Final Results of the 2015 General Elections were declared by the Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield today. The APNU+AFC have 33 seats and the PPPC has 32 seats in the National Assembly.

Mr David Granger is expected to be sworn in as the next President of Guyana on the balcony of Parliament Building.  [see results below – click to enlarge]  

Final Results 2015

Final Election Results 2015 – Click to enlarge

David Granger sworn in as the 8th President of Guyana

May 16, 2015 3.00 pm | By KNEWS |  extends olive branch to PPP/C

David Arthur Granger has been sworn in as Guyana’s 8th Executive President, minutes after the Guyana Elections Commission Chairman Dr. Steve Surujbally formally announced that his Coalition party had won the 2015 General and Regional Elections.
In his swearing in speech, President Granger extended an olive branch to his predecessor Donald Ramotar to work together to take the country forward.

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  • bernard  On 05/16/2015 at 2:49 pm


  • Restorer  On 05/16/2015 at 3:29 pm

    Congratulations to President David Granger. I am prepared to enlist as a restorer of decency and confidence in high public office. Alas, Guyanese can breathe deeply. Let’s all work together to eliminate hatred, poverty, unemployment and depravity. One people, one nation, one destiny.

  • Clyde Duncan  On 05/16/2015 at 4:29 pm

    Thanks to Vibert Cambridge for pointing out William Rutherford Alexander Pilgim Barbados-born [moved to B.G. as a baby] Guyanese, Greatest Musical Composer – Let Us Cooperate – Yes We Can:

  • Clyde Duncan  On 05/16/2015 at 5:33 pm

    Here is one for the Americans on this blog – A Letter to the Editor from British Columbia, Canada:

  • Leslie Chin  On 05/16/2015 at 6:58 pm

    The APNU/AFC won the 2015 General Election by just 51.093% of the votes. The losing PPP/C had just under 49%. Although not all PPP/C supporters may object to the results they nevertheless constitute a substantial minority. It would pay the APNU/AFC to recognise the limitation of their tiny majority and rule so that all voters are satisfied. They should learn from the Egyptian Elections of 2011-2012. The Freedom and Justice Party (the Moslem Brotherhood) had a similar small majority but they started making laws that offended the large minority which was bound to invite protest, The military had to intervene to depose the democratically elected Freedom and Justice Party. Democracy has its limits.

  • Clyde Duncan  On 05/16/2015 at 8:39 pm

    I agree with Leslie Chin. The government must be cognizant of their limitations with a one-seat majority. I will add that Mohamed Morsi, the first democratically elected President in Egyptian history, was removed from power one year later; and was just sentenced to death for his part in the 2011 revolution. This scenario has no relevance to Guyana; except, as Leslie Chin just wrote; and Dirty Harry said in the movie, “Know your limitations!”

  • Mohamed Ali  On 05/16/2015 at 11:33 pm

    Formal investigations must be launched into the previous administration and its leaders – Jagdeo, Ramoutar, Rohee, Luncheon, Kurshid and the rest of the gang, that raped the Guyanese people for the last 23 years.

  • Clyde Duncan  On 05/17/2015 at 2:21 am

    I must admit my blood boils ever time I see some holier-than-thou writer stepping up to call for “formal investigations” – The last President of the United States of America is very likely guilty of a lot of wrong things, but President Obama never wasted one-dollar, nor one bit of effort on chasing his tail, like a dog, going no where slowly – Instead, he got down to the business at hand – rebuilding the USA.

    And, he will be remembered at the “most under-rated President in USA history”.

    With only a one-seat majority, the government would best spend their time following the example of President Obama – let’s get to work – Yes We Can!!

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