The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has named December 12, 2022, as Nomination Day for the Local Government Elections which will be held on March 13, 2023.

All Political Parties, Voluntary Groups or Individual Candidates that are desirous of contesting the said Local Government Elections are required to submit their respective Lists of Candidates, and pre-approved Symbols, on Nomination Day.

In accordance with section 48(1) of the Local Authorities (Elections) Act, Cap. 28:03, all Political Parties, Voluntary Groups, and Individuals desirous of contesting the upcoming Local Government Elections are required to submit to the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) a symbol for approval no later than 21 days before December 12, 2022.

Applications for symbols, which must include printed and electronic versions (on a flash drive) of the respective symbols, must be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked “Application for Symbol Local Government Elections 2023″, no later than 21” November 2022 to the Chairman, Guyana Elections Commission, 41 High and Cowan Street, Kingston, Georgetown.

Alternatively, applications can be submitted via email at [email protected]

Political Parties, Voluntary Groups and Individuals in outlying Local Authority Areas (LAAS) may submit their symbol to the Registration Officer at the GECOM Registration Office in their area.


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