Tag Archives: Elections 2011

Guyana Elections Commission Corner: Sept.19, 2011

Stabroek staff On September 19, 2011

Code of Conduct for political parties
The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is moving towards getting all of the political parties which would contest the 2011 General and Regional Elections to sign the Code of Conduct for Political Parties and to generally abide by the protocols documented therein.

Accordingly, copies of the draft code have been dispatched to 17 political parties comprising those currently represented in Parliament, and others which have indicated interest in contesting the upcoming elections, for perusal and comment.        Continue reading

AFC’s Sheila Holder bows out of Election Race

AFC’s Sheila Holder bows out of Election Race

(Demerara Waves) Friday, 09 September 2011

The Alliance For Change’s (AFC) Prime Ministerial candidate, Sheila Holder on Friday announced that she was dropping out of the 2011 elections race due to ill health.

“My decision to withdraw now is because I will need urgent treatment, during the most intense period of the 2011 elections campaign which is imminent,” she said in a statement.

She did not disclose the nature of her illness.

Following is the full text of her statement:   Continue reading

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