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Guyana Government seeks G$3.4B for GECOM to hold elections

Guyana Chronicle- 16 May 2019 – By Svetlana Marshall

General and Regional Elections. Funding

GOVERNMENT has asked the National Assembly to approve $3.4B for the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) for the holding of General and Regional Elections. The move is in keeping with a commitment by President David Granger that his Administration will ensure that GECOM is ready to facilitate early elections in the event the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) rules that the ‘Vote of No-Confidence’ against his Government was validly passed. The Court of Appeal, however, has invalidated that motion, and a decision from the CCJ – Guyana’s highest court, is pending.

On Wednesday May 15. during the 114th Sitting of the National Assembly in the Eleventh Parliament of Guyana, Supplementary Estimates (Current and Capital) to the sum of G$3,496,496,155 were presented for the Elections Commission.            Continue reading

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