Ballots contained in 92 boxes were counted today as Day 22 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: 19 boxes for Region Three (Essequibo Islands/West Demerara) were counted; 22 for Region Four (Demerara/Mahaica); 19 for Region Six (East Berbice/Corentyne); and 9 for Region Seven (Cuyuni/Mazaruni); 11 for Region Eight (Pomeroon/Supenaam); and 13 for Region Nine (Upper Takutu/Upper Essequibo).

With regards to tabulation, some 1,337 Statements of Recount were processed for the General and 1,336 for Regional Elections.

Today’s exercise brings all boxes processed to 1,379 or 60% of the 2,339 boxes that contained ballots cast in these elections. GECOM now has 3 days to complete the remainder of the boxes.


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