THE APNU+AFC COALITION IS PROJECTED TO WIN THE GUYANA ELECTIONS
From the statements of poll and what both major political parties already know, Capitol News projects that the APNU+AFC Coalition will form the new government in Guyana. Officially the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has put out its first preliminary results that already indicate a trend that the Coalition has developed early lead. This afternoon the APNU+AFC Coalition issued a statement saying it “has been tabulating the statements of polls coming into our operations centre. The results show (with 88% of the votes) that, in what were formerly PPP/C strong-holds in the Essequibo Islands-West Demerara Region, Region No.3; Mahaica-Berbice Region, Region No. 5; and the East Berbice-Corentyne Region, Region No.6, the Coalition has made significant inroads. In the Demerara–Mahaica Region, Region No. 4 and the Upper Demerara-Berbice Region, Region No. 10, the APNU+AFC Coalition has improved its performance from 2011. At the present time May 12, 2015 with 2,025 Statement of Polls counted (or 88%), the APNU+AFC has 182,176 votes, while the PPP/C has 157,947 a variance of 24,229 votes The APNU+AFC Coalition, therefore, after careful examination of the results can be seen to have a commanding lead in the polls. APNU+AFC urged its supporters to remain calm as the official announcement of the results of the elections is awaited”.