Returning Officer for Region 4 Clairmont Mingo has denied a requests made by eight political parties, except the A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance for Change (APNU/AFC), for a recount of votes for that district.

Mingo’s reasoning for denying the request is that none of the parties adhered to the statutory timeline to apply for the appointment of counting agents.  In this regard, no counting agent was duly appointed for any of the parties and only a counting agent can request a recount.

Below is a statement issues by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) as it relates to the status on request for recounts in Regions 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6:





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