Gecom may not meet August deadline for local gov’t polls

-work plan outlines 180-day timetable after announcement of date

Although the Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) is confident that it will be ready to hold local government polls 180 days after a date is set by the local government minister, sources say it is unlikely that it can meet the August 1 deadline recently set by the National Assembly.

“I don’t think the problem is Gecom’s readiness to hold local government elections because we  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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