The National Union of Government & Federated Workers's (NUGFW's) National Executive Council elections will be held on October 28th, when they are constitutionally due.
The election was scheduled to take place today but President General James Lambert said it didn’t take place because the opposing side, Team Shield, served him with a pre-action protocol letter stating that the election was unconstitutionally brought forward.
Lambert said that was incorrect and that his team, Team Faithful, followed all protocols before advancing the date.
Back to the polls.
This in essence was the effect of the Caribbean Court of Justice ruling on Tuesday which held that passage of a no-confidence motion filed by the Opposition against the ruling party was valid.
Guyana’s Government and Opposition have been asked to come together to decide on the way forward for the country following the CCJ’s decision.
The Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) says it will contest all 114 electoral districts in the upcoming Local Government Elections and 41 constituencies in next year’s General Election as it seeks to overthrow the People’s National Movement (PNM).
Nominations for candidates will take place at the party’s headquarters from July 1 to 31 between 9 am and 4 pm. Forms are available at the headquarters and online. Candidates will be screened following nomination.
Five positions within the People's National Movement (PNM) the will not see any contest when the party hold's its internal elections on September 16th.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley will run for political leader unopposed.
Camille Robinson Regis will not be challenged for the position of Lady Vice Chairman.
Former National Security Minister Howard Chin Lee will also run unopposed for the position of Treasurer.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has officially announced his slate for the upcoming People’s National Movement's internal elections.
The news was released on his Facebook page last night.
With the slogan of the red team – "Real---Experienced---Dependable", the slate features several veterans and one or two newcomers.
The candidates include Chairman Colm Imbert, Vice-Chairman Robert Le Hunt, Lady Vice-Chairman Camille Robinson-Regis, General Secretary Foster Cummings, General Secretary Daniel Dookie and Treasurer Howard Chin Lee.