88 more ballots boxes recounted

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, May 21, 2020

The Guyana Elections Commission(GECOM) is reporting the completion of an additional 88 ballot boxes in the ongoing national recount of all ballots of the March 2, 2020, General and Regional Elections.

The report includes the completion of 25 boxes for Region Three, 19 for Region Four, 17 for Region Five, 18 for Regio. Six and Nine for Region Seven.

With the tabulation process commencing at 15:00 hours today, some 844 Statements of Recount (SOR) were completed for the General Elections and 820 for the Regional.

Latest reports from GECOM stated that the  commission will be approaching the National COVID-19 Task Force for permission to set up two additional workstations to help speed up the recount process.


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