PPP/C fourth to hand in list
―smaller parties hopeful
DPI, Guyana, Friday, January 10, 2020
Political parties seeking a chance to lead Guyana made it official today with the submission of their lists of candidates for Nomination Day
The various lists were submitted to the Chief Elections Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission, Keith Lowenfield at the Umana Yana in Kingston Georgetown.
The hopeful parties will be challenging the Coalition Government that compromises the A Partnership for National Unity and the Alliance for change at the upcoming General and Regional Elections on March 2, 2020, that has been described as “the mother of all election.”
Among those submitting their list of candidates is the People’s Progressive Party/Civic and several other smaller parties.
Leader of the United Republican Party Dr. Vishnu Bandhu said his party will be contesting in all 10 regions in both General and Regional and is looking to make a difference. Bandu said that he is confident heading into the elections as they have been doing the groundwork.
Following Bandhu to submit his list was the leader of the A New and United Guyana (ANUG) Ralph Ramkarran. The ANUG leader opined that his party has many silent supporters from all walks of life and every ethnic group. However, Ramkarran noted that his party will only be contesting in seven of the 10 regions except for Regions One, Eight and Nine.
The People’s Progressive Party/Civic was the fourth to submit their list and presidential candidate Irfan Ali said the PPP/C’s list is very diverse and represents all of Guyana. However, Ali who is currently before the courts for fraud charges brushed aside any questions saying his main focus is the upcoming elections