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GUYANA | Election results delayed again! High Court now asked, What's a valid vote?

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, July 14, 2020 – Hours before the CEO of the Guyana Elections Commission, Keith Lowenfield was due to hand in report to GECOM’s  Chair Retired Justice Claudette Singh, a court case was filed by  community organizer, Ms Misenga Jones, asking the High Court  among other things, to decide what constitutes a valid ballot.

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  • Countries Guyana

GUYANA | Lowenfield to submit report based on orders from GECOM Chair

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, July 14, 2020- Following the rejection of Saturday’s report to the Guyana Elections Commission by the Chief Election Officer,  Chair of the Guyana Elections Commission has now instructed him to submit a report in keeping with her original request.

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  • Countries Guyana

GUYANA | Chief Elections Officer submits report with original Region Four declaration to give APNU+AFC win

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, July 11, 2020 - Chief Election Officer Keith Lowenfield on Saturday handed in his final report on the elections to the GECOM Chair showing the incumbent APNU+AFC with the majority of votes. However,  one of the PPP nominated Commissioners, Sase Gunraj, says the report as an “eyepass” or disrespect to the Commission, on the basis that Lowenfield was in violation of the instructions from the GECOM Chair.

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  • Countries Guyana

GUYANA | Chief Elections Officer seeks clarification for final report

GEORGETOWN, Guyana. July 10, 2020 -  Today’s meeting of the Guyana Elections Commission ended after more than two hours with no final report being submitted by the Chief Election Officer after he sought a number of clarifications from the Chairman of the Elections.

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GUYANA VOTES | CCJ To rule on Election Declaration case next Wednesday

Guyana, Thursday, July 2, 2020 - The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) will rule next Wednesday, July 8 on whether it has jurisdiction to grant the leave of appeal filed by the People’s Progressive Party which is challenging the decision of Guyana’s Court of Appeal.

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  • Countries Guyana

GUYANA VOTES | Western Diplomats want GECOM to make final declaration now!

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 24, 2020 - Diplomatic representatives of the major western countries: United States, Britain, Canada and the European Union seem to be using the weight of their influence to call on the Guyana Elections Commission, GECOM to ensure that every vote cast by every elector the March 2, 2020 elections to be reflected in the final declaration of the Elections Commission.

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  • Countries Guyana

GUYANA | What constitutes a valid vote?

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 24, 2020- Guyana Chronicle  - The Appellate Court has affirmed that the Chief Elections Officer (CEO), Keith Lowenfield, must ascertain a winner of Guyana’s 2020 General and Regional Elections from only valid votes cast. However, to understand what constitutes a “valid” vote, one must turn to the Constitution and the laws which guide Guyana’s current electoral process.

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  • Countries Guyana
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