Retired Voter Education Manager lands job as GECOM’s Assistant CEO; Opposition Commissioners express worry

Former Voter Registration Manager at the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Beverly Critchlow was today appointed Assistant Chief Election Officer (ACEO). However, the decision did not gain the support of Opposition-nominated Election Commissioners. Commissioner Vincent Alexander described the recruitment process as “contrived.” The decision to appointment Ms. Critchlow to the Office of the Assistant Chief Election […]

GECOM extends Claims and Objections period by 7 days

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has announced that it will extend the ongoing Claims and Objection exercise by seven days to afford eligible persons further opportunities to participate in the process. Persons who are desirous of making a claim to be included in the Official List of Electors (OLE) now have until next Wednesday to […]

Norton insists that its time for change at the helm of GECOM; Dismisses Government’s concerns

Declaring that an Elections Commission Chair must be impartial, Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton today rubbished claims that his statements against the Chairman of GECOM are threats. The Leader of the Opposition said his calls for Justice Singh’s resignation is as a direct result of how she conducts the business of the Elections body especially when […]

GECOM to begin Claims & Objections process next Monday

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) today announced that it will commence a Claims and Objections exercise from next Monday to produce an Official List of Electors (OLE) ahead of Local Government polls. The exercise will be conducted at all the GECOM permanent Registration Offices in the ten (10) Administrative Regions. During the Claims and Objections […]

Judge refuses to grant interim order as suspended MPs case continues; Oral arguments now set for November 1

The suspended APNU+AFC Members of Parliament will have to wait longer before a determination is made on whether or not their suspension from the National Assembly would be lifted by the High Court. The eight Opposition MPs – Tabitha Sarabo-Halley, Vinceroy Jordan, Annette Ferguson, Maureen Philadelphia, Ganesh Mahipaul, Sherod Duncan, Christopher Jones and Natasha Singh-Lewis […]

Jagdeo backs GECOM Chair’s decision not to review 2020 Elections

A decision by the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) retired Justice Claudette Singh not to review the 2020 elections has gained the support of Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo who described the Opposition’s move to have the review as ‘nonsense’. Back in February, Opposition-nominated GECOM Commissioners Vincent Alexander, Charles Corbin, and Desmond Trotman proposed […]

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