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The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has announced that the voter turnout in Georgetown
was very poor for this year’s Local Government Election. In fact, according to GECOM, only 28
percent of the Georgetown voting population actually exercised their constitutional right in this, the
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second LGE to be held after a pause of over two decades.
However, while GECOM was able to announce the voter turnout in Georgetown, there is still no
at CMRC – King and...
 Nov 14, 2018
official information as to the turnout, or even the wins in other areas.
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Last evening, GECOM’s Public Relations Officer, Yolanda Ward, told this newspaper that those
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results would not be available until today.
officially Monday evening when the awards
During a brief telephone interview, Ward explained, “We do not have an overall percentage as yet.
ceremony concluded at Guyana’s Ramada Princess
We have about 15 to 20 more Local Authority Areas (LAAs) to plug into our database; because, what
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is happening is when the Returning Officers bring in the various Statements of Poll and everything
from their various LAA, there is a verification process to be followed. Read More
“After that process is completed, we then plug it into a wide database. So, once we complete those,
we will be able to give you the full number in terms of the total voter turnout as well as the Canadian based Dias
percentage. “ gives back to ‘old’ club...
Ward continued, “Please, just bear with us; we are putting accuracy in front of expediency so by  Nov 14, 2018
tomorrow you should have all the information.”
At a press conference hosted yesterday at Freedom House, Leader of the People’s Progressive
Party/Civic (PPP/C) Bharrat Jagdeo, boasted significant improvement at LGE and even victory in
some areas and towns. In fact, he told the media that the PPP/C has won areas that it did not win at New GVF President Levi
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the last LGE.
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Jagdeo declared his party the winner in several constituencies including five of the ten townships in
the country, with the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) winning the remaining half.
Jagdeo indicated that his party won the majority of the seats at Mabaruma, Anna Regina, Lethem,
and Rose Hall, and all of the seats at Corriverton. Turbo knockout
While APNU took control of Linden, Bartica, New Amsterdam, Mahdia and Georgetown, Jagdeo tournament…
indicated that the fight was pretty close in Bartica, a town that is considered a stronghold of the Pouderoyen and...
People’s National Congress/ Reform and, by extension, the APNU.  Nov 14, 2018
Jagdeo said that PPP/C secured victories in the out of town areas despite robust campaigning by the
Government in certain areas and attempts to “gerrymander” the boundaries.
Jagdeo appeared quite impressed with the improvements his party was able to make in Georgetown EBFA Senior KO….
winning seven seats on the Mayor and City Council, compared to the two which they won in 2016. Soesdyke needle
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He also claimed victory in other known PNC strongholds, such as the Buxton/Foulis Neighbourhood
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Democratic Council (NDC).
Jagdeo told the media, “This was a massive win for the PPP … We practically doubled the margin
from 24,000 votes or so to maybe 46,000 something votes.” Gold for Money capture
Nevertheless, he admitted that PPP/C was not able to infiltrate some amount of traditional APNU or Sunday in the Country...
PNC voters. He said that many of them said, “We are not voting for you, but we are not voting for  Nov 14, 2018
them either.
“However, Jagdeo vowed to continue knocking on the doors of these persons as the PPP/C gears to
begin its campaign for General and Regional Elections.

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