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The Guyana Elections Commission

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Guyana’s new president David Granger displays his inked finger after voting. Photograph: Adrian Narine/AP

Former Opposition leader David Granger was sworn in Saturday 16 May as Guyana’s new President succeeding the outgoing Donald Ramotar.

discount cialis cialis times;”>GECOM, viagra Georgetown, May 15, 2015 – The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is quite aware of the anxiety that prevails at this time in relation to the final declaration of the 2015 elections results. GECOM wishes to inform the public that it shares that anxiety but is constrained by the legal requirements, which it has to observe.

 Relative to the process of declaring the results, those results have now been declared by the respective Returning Officers for the ten Electoral Districts. However, parties may raise objections by midday of the day after the last of the ten declarations.

 For that reason, since the last declaration was made this morning, Friday May 15, 2015, the Commission has to wait until noon on Saturday May 16, 2015 before it can pronounce on a final declaration. This is the law.

The Commission is therefore asking the public to bear with it until midday of Saturday May 16, 2015, before it advises on the next stage of the declaration of results.