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GUYANA | Chief Justice says GECOM's House-to-House Registration is Constitutional

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, August 15, 2019 - Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire on Wednesday ruled that house-to-house registration being conducted by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) prior to the announcement of new elections is not illegal or unconstitutional but has urged GECOM to consider other forms of verification.

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GUYANA | Granger says GECOM could have a new Chairman by Monday If.......

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, July 13, 2019 - The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), could have a new chairman as early as Monday if the Opposition is prepared to act in good faith. This is the word from President David Granger on Friday, as he addressed the nation following the Caribbean Court of Justice’s (CCJ) consequential orders.

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GUYANA | Jagdeo Stands Firm-Wants Election on Existing Voters List

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, June 24, 2019 - Despite the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) having told the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Monday that a new house-to-house-generated voters list would not be ready until late December, Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo today ruled out agreeing to any extention of the deadline by which general elections should be held.

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GUYANA | APNU+AFC wants Facebook to block PPP political ads calculated to rig elections

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, (Demerara Waves) - May 13, 2019 - Fearing that the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has hired an American firm to post customised messages to Guyanese Facebook users’ accounts, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan has announced that the governing APNU+AFC coalition would ask that social media giant to block such messages that are calculated to rig Guyana’s next general election.

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GUYANA | GECOM says November is earliest date for elections

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, March 19, 2019 - President David Granger has been advised by Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairman James Patterson, that the closest possible date for national elections will be in November following completion of the house-to-house registration process.

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GUYANA: Elections likely in April or May, 2015

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, December 20, 2014 – With the country’s parliament in a state of suspension and there is very little prospect of talks between government and the Opposition, Guyanese could go to the polls around April or May next year.
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