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Guyana Elections 2020: High Court stops Recount – CARICOM team leaves – Updates

High Court blocks CARICOM-supervised recount of Guyana’s general election votes

Guyana Elections 2020: High Court says it can hear case against GECOM…..

— agrees elections report must be scrapped

Guyana High Court

Chief Justice, Roxane George-Wiltshire on Sunday ruled that the High Court has jurisdiction to hear related cases involving several now “absolute” orders against the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) that results for Region Four must not be declared unless they are verified using the same process as they other nine regions have.

Sunday’s decision effectively puts a brake on the possible meeting of GECOM to ratify  a report by the Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield and pave the way for the possible swearing in of David Granger as President for a second consecutive term.              Continue reading

Guyana Elections 2020: The Story Within The Story… E-Day and that ‘X — By Leonard Gildarie

Leonard Gildarie

Well, the hour is upon us.

Most persons can pinpoint that one moment when things changed dramatically, for the better or worse, in their lives. Today or tomorrow will not be a day for us to bandy out nice words to a population that needs guidance. There are decisions to be made and level heads must prevail. If we have to be harsh demanding our future, so be it.

Within hours, Guyana is heading to the polls. It will choose a government that will lead us for the next five years. The performance of that government, with the proceeds of the oil money, can very well cement it as a fixture, because it will be an opportunity to shine.

The parties, Guyanese and other stakeholders, understand all too well what is at stake here. A grateful Guyana, starved for performance from an administration that puts country first, will reciprocate.        Continue reading

Guyana Elections 2000: GECOM dubs joint services vote a smooth one

Guyana Elections 2020: Voters will soon be able to find polling stations online


Voters will soon be able to find their polling stations online as the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has approved the list of 2,352 locations for publication.

Speaking with reporters following yesterday’s statutory meeting, Commissioner Sase Gunraj explained that an updated version of the search tool currently available on GECOM’s website (https://www.gecom.org.gy/home/ole) will include place of poll along with other aspects of the registration record.

Currently prospective voters can examine the Official List of Electors (OLE) to ensure that they are listed and verify their listed address.

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GUYANA: ELECTIONS 2020 – Final voters’ list is now online

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has published the Official List of Electors (OLE) for the March 2nd, 2020 general and regional elections.

Just after 8 pm last evening (February 1, 2020), the list of 661,028 names was posted on the Commission’s website (https://www.gecom.org.gy/home/ole) in a portable document format (PDF), while the site also includes a search tool through which persons can verify their registration record.

Anyone choosing to access the tool must use either their nine-digit national identification number or full name and date of birth.

GECOM: “Bloated” final voters list of 661,928 ready – elections commissioner

 in  Demerara Waves – January 28, 2020

As the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) prepares to certify the final voters list, also called the Official List of Electors (OLE), containing 661,028 persons, at least one pro-coalition elections commissioner on Tuesday reiterated that the roll is bloated.

“So, clearly we are going forward with a bloated list because there is no circumstance under which a population of 750,000 plus with a school population and under-18 persons of approximately 200,000 can produce a voters list of over 661,000,” GECOM Commissioner Vincent Alexander told reporters.        Continue reading

Guyana Elections:19 parties signal interest in upcoming polls in March 2020

…  GECOM to hold major briefing session Thursday December 19, 2019

THE Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) will be meeting, on Thursday December 19, 2019, with some 19 political parties contesting the 2020 General and Regional Elections, to bring them up-to-speed with their requirements for the elections.

The briefing session will be held at the Arthur Chung Convention Center and should see the attendance of representatives of the parties which have signed up to compete for votes next year.

GECOM’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Yolanda Ward, on Monday, gave a list of the 19 parties which have submitted their symbols for approval, 14 of which are new parties.        Continue reading

Guyana Elections: Nominations Day is January 10, 2020

Guyana Elections: House-to-House data to be published from October 24, 2019 – Commissioner

The encoding of the House-to-House data has been completed, and the process of its publication by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) for public scrutiny will begin on October 24, 2014.

Commissioner Charles Corbin

This was revealed to reporters by Commissioner Charles Corbin shortly after a statutory meeting of the Commission yesterday, at its Kingston Headquarters.

Kaieteur News understands that that data will be published in the respective areas in which those persons were registered, over the course of a few days.      Continue reading

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