Submission of Symbols for Approval - Local Government Elections, 2018


All Political Parties, Voluntary Groups, and Individuals who are desirous of contesting Local Government Elections to be held on 12th November, 2018, are required to submit a symbol for approval by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) before Nominations Day.

Nominations Day for Local Government Elections is 21st September, 2018

Applications for symbols, which must include printed and electronic versions of the respective symbols, must be submitted to GECOM no later than 29th August, 2018.

Political Parties, Voluntary Groups and Individuals in outlying Local Authority Areas (LAAs) could submit their symbol to GECOM’s Registration Office in their area.

Any list of candidates submitted by any Political Party, Voluntary Group or Individual candidate on Nominations Day, without the pre-approved symbol, will be deemed defective and the defaulting Political Party, Voluntary Group or Individual candidate will be deemed ineligible to contest the Local Government Elections

For further information contact GECOM on 225-0277-9, 226-6557, 223-9650