Ballot papers in for elections

DPI, Guyana, Friday, February 7, 2020.

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has confirmed that Ballot papers for the March 2, 2020, General and Regional Elections have arrived in the country.

According to GECOM, the ballot papers arrived from Canada early this morning at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport.

They were taken to the election commission under heavy police watch.

On March 2, GECOM will be making available some 2,500 polling stations across the country.

An additional 60 will be made available for the disciplined services, who will be casting their votes on February 21.

Guyana heads to the polls on March 2. Currently, political parties are campaigning for the elections.

Nine political parties will be contesting the general and regional elections, while two will be seeking support at the regional level only


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