Guyana Elections 2020

The latest news, photos and opinion on the 2020 General and Regional elections in Guyana. These elections will be held on Monday, March 2, 2020.

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.
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
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.

Keith Lowenfield

Lowenfield not acting in interest of democracy

Following Chief Election Officer Keith Lowenfield’s decision to disregard the request by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairperson Claudette Singh to submit a report on the outcome of the general elections using the results of the national recount exercise, the Organization of American States (OAS) yesterday said his actions were unjustifiable.

Bruce Golding

Behaviour of gov’t officials raise ‘serious doubts’ over acceptance of CCJ ruling – Golding

Former Jamaica Prime Minister ­, who headed the Organization of American States (OAS) election observer mission to Guyana, has said that the behaviour of government functionaries has raised “serious doubts” over whether they will accept the ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) that has prevented the Chief Election Officer (CEO) from invalidating over 115,000 votes from the March 2nd polling.

ERC again urges responsible behaviour as final election result awaited

The Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) yesterday again urged peace and responsible behaviour by all as the nation awaits the final declaration of the March 02, 2020, General and Regional Elections.  “There is no doubt that the historically long period it has taken for the declaration to be made has exacerbated tensions and discontent while unfortunately fostering ethnic strife, especially on social media platforms.

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