GUYANA-ELECTIONS-GECOM likely to make official election results on June 16.


The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) says it will be ready to make a final declaration of the disputed March 2, regional and general elections by June 16, three days after the ongoing national recount of the ballots come to an end.

An addendum to the national recount to the May 4 Order, was published and gazetted on Friday.

It states that the Commission will give the Chief Elections Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield on or before the new recount deadline to submit his report, containing the tabulation of the 10 electoral districts and the Observation Reports of each of those districts to the elections body.

'The Commission shall, after deliberating on the report shall determine whether it will request the Chief Elections Officer to use the data compiled in accordance with paragraph 12 as the basis for the submission of a report under section 96 of the Representation of the People's Act Chapter 1:03 provided that the Commission, shall no later than three days after receiving the report, make the declaration of the final credible count of the March 2 Elections,' according to the amended Order.

Commissioner Vincent...

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