By Dr. David Hinds
After almost five months the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on August 2, 2020 finally declared a winner of Guyana’s March 2 general and regional elections earlier in . Those who are not quite familiar with Guyana’s electoral and political history may ask why has it taken so long to determine an election in a country with a population of just over 750, 000 people? Why did it take seven court cases before the matter could be resolved? Well, there are two answers to those questions—a simple one and a more complex one.