GECOM has delivered free, fair and credible elections – Chairman

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, March 3, 2020.

Following the task of conducting Monday’s General and Regional Elections, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has issued its confidence in the processes thus far.

“GECOM has delivered free, fair and credible elections,” stated GECOM’s Chairperson Justice (Ret’d) Claudette Singh.

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Guyana Elections Commission, Chairman, Justice (Ret’d) Claudette Singh.

This was announced at a Press Conference held by the election body on Tuesday.

“We had a very well-run election despite all the naysayers and the many rough areas which we had to endure to get here,” the Chairperson continued.

Concerning the continuation of the process whereby the official declaration of the results is to be done, Justice Singh (ret’d) noted, “the results are coming in and the process of verification is being conducted.”

A total of 11 political parties contested Monday’s elections with approximately 600,000 electors on the Official List of Electors (OLE) qualified to cast their ballots. Polls throughout the country closed at 6pm.

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