Opposition Chief Whip, Gail Teixeira, landed an impressive third with only 37 votes separating her from the second spot.
The top-10 voted into the PPP Central Committee are:
1. Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo2. Dr. Frank Anthony
3. Gail Teixeira
4. Donald Ramotar
5. Anil Nandlall
6. Clement Rohee
7. Ganga Persaud
8. Irfaan Ali
9. Zulfikar Mustapha
10. Shyam Nokta
As part of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) 31st Congress, internal elections were held for 35 Central Committee members.
Voting was also done for five candidate (non-voting) members. There was a tie for the fifth spot, which is expected to be resolved by the new Central Committee. The new candidate members are: Ramkarran Kissoon, Edward Casimero, Vania Albert and Jagnarine Somwar, while Fidel John and Humace Oodit are tied for the fifth place.
The results were read by Head of the Credentials Committee, Robeson Benn.
The PPP’s 31st Congress ends today. It was held under the theme: ‘Strengthen the Party; Defend Democracy; Onwards to Victory.