Ballots contained in 82 boxes were counted today as Day 20 of the recount of votes cast in the March General and Regional Elections came to an end this evening at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre (ACCC), Liliendaal, Greater Georgetown.

According to the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM)’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Yolanda Ward: 21 boxes for Region Four (Demerara/Mahaica) were counted; 7 for Region Five (Mahaica/Berbice); 18 for Region Six (East Berbice/Corentyne); and 7 for Region Seven (Cuyuni/Mazaruni); five for Region Eight (Pomeroon/Supenaam); and six for Region Nine (Upper Takutu/Upper Essequibo).

With regards to tabulation, some 1,169 Statement of Recount were processed for the General and 1,177 for Regional Elections.

Today’s exercise brings all boxes processed to 1,203 or 51.4% of the 2,339 boxes that contained ballots cast in these elections. GECOM now has 5 days to complete the remainder of the boxes.


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