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Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley addressing supporters during the PM’s Campaign Meeting in Diego Martin last night.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley addressing supporters during the PM’s Campaign Meeting in Diego Martin last night.

Trinidad PM accuses opposition of buying votes

(Trinidad Guardian) Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has accused the United National Congress (UNC) of buying votes for $300 as part of their attempt to ensure success in the August 10 general election.

Table showing the results reported on July 11 by Chief Election Officer Keith Lowenfield for the two larger parties. Also included are: the declaration made on March 13 following the second Region 4 declaration by Returning Officer Clairmont Mingo and the certified results of the National Recount completed on June 8. Lowenfield appears to have used Mingo’s declaration and altered those of the Districts One, Two, Five, Six, Seven and Eight.

Lowenfield defies GECOM Chair

Embattled Chief Election Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield yesterday presented figures to the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) showing a victory for the incumbent APNU+AFC—in clear defiance of the instruction by the Chair Claudette Singh to utilise the recount tabulation which shows a win for the opposition PPP/C.

Claudette Singh

PPP calls for Lowenfield’s removal

The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Saturday added its voice to calls for the Chief Election Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield to be dismissed for insubordination, while its presidential candidate Irfaan Ali accused him of denying the Guyanese electorate their democratically-elected government.

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