Begin voter education in schools, EAB says

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The Electoral Assistance Bureau (EAB) wants voter education to be taught in schools, saying that Guyanese are largely unprepared for elections because of the absence of a sustained civic education programme.

In its report, “Lessons learned 1992-2011:

Recommendations for Reforming the Electoral System,” the local observer called for an end to voter education in a vacuum  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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