GECOM ready for 523,831 persons to vote in Local Govt Elections
Posted by: Jomo Paul – Demerara Waves – February 5, 2016
The Guyana Elections Commission Friday said all systems are go for 523,831 eligible registered voters to cast their ballots in Local Government Elections slated for March 18, 2016. The total number of valid votes cast at the May 11, 2015 general elections are 412,012 or 72 percent of the 570,708 then eligible voters for the entire country.
For the first time ballots would be cast for Councils in new towns- Bartica, Lethem and Mabaruma. They join the list of the other towns- Georgetown, Linden, New Amsterdam, Anna Regina, Rose Hall and Corriverton. Continue reading