PPP asks Gecom to extend claims and objections period

The People’s Progressive Party does not believe that the current period for claims and objections to the preliminary voter’s list is sufficient and has written to the Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) asking for a seven-day extension.

“The PPP is convinced that an extension at this critical time is necessary to ensure most if not all eligible Guyanese are on the List and not disenfranchised whenever elections are called,” a statement from the party said yesterday.

The current deadline for claims and objections is August 24, 2014. The PPP’s position was echoed by …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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