By Jomo Paul
[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) moments ago released another set of preliminary results from the General and Regional Elections held on May 11 which showed the incumbent People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) lagging behind its main challenger APNU+AFC by 43 votes.
According to the raw data released by the elections commission, APNU+AFC has managed to acquire 157, 347 votes while the PPP/C has won 157,304.
However in the Regional polls, the PPP/C is leading the APNU+AFC but again, only by a small margin.
PPP/C recorded a total of 146,804 votes while the APNU+AFC secured 146,250 votes a difference of 554 votes in favour of the incumbent.
GECOM’s CEO Keith Lowenfield said that GECOM has only processed 1809 Statements of Polls and the remaining 490 Statement would be processed available by morning.