Election appeals filed


OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Attorney General (AG) Faris Al-Rawi both expressed optimism yesterday, following the filing of notices of appeal in the Court of Appeal against the judgment of Justice Mira Dean-Armorer on August 19 on five election petitions filed by the Opposition United National Congress (UNC). Justice Dean-Armorer ruled that while a decision by the Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) to extend last September’s general election polls by one hour has been deemed illegal by a High Court judge, who said that this singular breach of the Election Rules was not sufficient to declare the results in five marginal constituencies.

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