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Press Release - GECOM’s Chairperson to advise President Granger on GECOM’s readiness to conduct elections
18th September, 2019

Commissioners of the Guyana Elections Commission met again today for a continuation of its statutory meeting held on Tuesday, 17th September, 2019.

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Press Release - Decisions of the Commission has placed Nominations Day earlier than usual - No ‘Lengthy Gap’ to delay Elections
10th September, 2019

The operations of GECOM’s Secretariat are guided by the decisions of Commission and therefore any document produced by the technical team must be in conformity with those decisions along with the legal and procedural requirements.

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Press Release - GECOM deliberated on draft timelines for the conduct of credible General and Regional Elections
6th September, 2019

As the Guyana Elections Commission continues its preparations for the conduct of credible General and Regional Elections, a continuation of Tuesday’s (3rd September, 2019) Statutory Meeting of the Commission was held on Friday, 6th September 2019, to critically examine and deliberate on the draft schedule of timelines provided by the Secretariat.

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Press Release - GECOM meets with Private Sector Commission to discuss upcoming Elections
30th August, 2019

Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission, Justice (ret'd) Claudette Singh, SC, CCH and Chief Election Officer, Keith Lowenfield flanked by members of the Private Sector Commission at the Headquarters of GECOM

Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Justice (ret’d) Claudette Singh met with members of the Private Sector Commission (PSC) on Thursday, 29th August, 2019 to discuss GECOM’s state of readiness for the upcoming General and Regional Elections.

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Press Release - Data garnered from House-to-House Registration will be merged with existing National Register of Registrants Database
27th August, 2019

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has acknowledged that the no-confidence motion passed in the National Assembly on 21st December, 2018 triggered a number of legal challenges in the local Courts and concluded with a ruling by the Caribbean Court of Justice

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Vacancies - Management Staff
4th August, 2019

Update: Applications for these vacancies have closed.

Vacancies exist for:

  1. Returning Officers
  2. Deputy Returning Officers
  3. Election Clerks

Deadline for applications: 13th August, 2019

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Press Release - House to House Registration
19th July, 2019

The Guyana Elections Commission will commence House-to-House Registration on 20th July, 2019. The countrywide exercise is in keeping with a decision of the Commission on 19th February 2019 and in accordance with Order No. 25 of 2019 dated 11th June 2019.

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Vacancies - Temporary Field Staff
19th July, 2019

Update: Applications for these vacancies have closed.

Vacancies exist for:

  1. Presiding Officers
  2. Assistant Presiding Officers
  3. Poll Clerks
  4. Ballot Clerks / Counting Assistants
  5. Information Clerks

Deadline for applications: 1st August, 2019

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Vacancies - Temporary Positions
2nd March, 2019

Update: Applications for these vacancies have closed.

Vacancies exist for:

  1. Assistant Registration Officers
  2. Enumerators

Deadline for applications: 15th March, 2019

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Media Advisory
30th January, 2019

GECOM is not conducting any field exercise

The Guyana Elections Commission is urging citizens to be alert and not divulge personal information to persons visiting their homes under the pretense of GECOM representatives.

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Roles & Responsibilities of the Returning Officer

A Returning Officer shall be appointed to each Local Authority Area under the authority of the Elections Commission. He /she shall be responsible for the administration of the Local Government Elections in his/her Local Authority Area.

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Application for Proxy
Deadline: 2nd November, 2018

On Monday, October 15, 2018, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) commenced accepting applications for proxies for voting at Local Government Elections.

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Vacancies: Temporary Field Staff
Deadline: 30th September, 2018

Vacancies exist for:

  1. Presiding Officers
  2. Assistant Presiding Officers
  3. Poll Clerks
  4. Ballot/Counting Assistants
  5. Information Clerks
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Invitation for Bids: Building Contractors
Deadline: 14th August, 2018

The Guyana Elections Commission invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the provision of Building Contractors for the construction of GECOM Registration Offices :

  1. Corriverton - Region # 6
  2. Whim - Region # 6
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Invitation for Bids: Procurement of Vehicles
Deadline: 21st August, 2018

The Guyana Elections Commission invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the Procurement of vehicles in two (2) Lots:

  1. Lot #1 - Five (5) New Toyota Land Cruisers
  2. Lot #2 - Two (2) New Mini-Buses
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Media Advisory
2nd August, 2018

Beware of Anonymous Telephone Calls Requesting Personal Information

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Media Advisory
20th July, 2018

GECOM's Budget for Local Government Elections 2018 is G$1.2B

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Press Release
20th July, 2018

Statutory Timelines for the Conduct of Elections

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Press Release
9th July, 2018

GECOM is Not Responsible for the Creation of New Neighbourhood Democratic Councils

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Press Release
5th July, 2018

GECOM’s Claims and Objections and Registration Phase II Exercises will end July 8 2018

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