Saturday 14 December, 2019

Recounts for six districts

Photo: Darlisa Ghouralal.

Photo: Darlisa Ghouralal.

In just a few minutes, recounts will be carried out in five electoral districts, while a limited recount will be conducted in one district.

The Elections and Boundaries Commission confirmed that requests were made for recounts in Marabella West, Cocoyea, Valencia West, Mayaro/Guayaguayare, Auzonville/Tunapuna and five of the 13 polling stations in La Romaine.

The districts of Marabella West and Cocoyea/Tarouba, La Romaine fall under the San Fernando City Corporation.

The Valencia West district forms part of the Sangre Grande Regional Corporation.

Mayaro/Guayaguayare is a district of the Mayaro/Rio Claro Regional Corporation.

Auzonville/Tunapuna is in the Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation.

The recounts are carded to begin at 3 pm in the office of the respective returning officers.

The United National Congress (UNC) said its campaign team and attorneys will be on hand to witness the recounts.

Local Government and Rural Development Minister Kazim Hosein will be present with the candidates when the votes are recounted.

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