With just about a week to the May 11, 2015 General and Regional Elections, the Guyana Elections Commission would like to urge all registered electors to vote for the party of your choice on Elections Day.
Nominations Day has come and is gone. The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has already written to eight (8) Political Parties informing them that they are officially eligible to contest the General and Regional Elections on May 11, 2015.
Proxy Voting is exercised in most forms of voting activity practiced around the world. Regardless of the form its takes, the principles of Proxy Voting have remained firmly established, even though its criteria may vary as a result of the changing dynamics in a society.
Properly trained Election Day workers play an essential part in ensuring that elections are successful. Regardless of the capacity in which a person is working on Election Day, that individual is primarily responsible for providing a vital civic duty to all registered electors by ensuring that their right to vote is preserved.
On Elections Day, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) will have a cohort of staff that must be present in every polling station to effectively and efficiently manage the conduct of the General and Regional Elections.
In the lead up to the General and Regional Elections to be held in Guyana on May 11, 2015, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is working assiduously to ensure that it provides to the nation an Official List of Electors that is as accurate as possible.
The ideals, energies, and voices of young men and women are vital for the development of any society. However, one of the greatest challenges facing democracies in the world today is the decreasing involvement of young people in electoral processes.