GECOM to move election materials to LAAs this week

first_imgLGE 2018The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) will begin moving election materials during this week, with six days to go before Local Government Elections (LGE) on November 12.GECOM Registration Officer Clairmont Mingo said the Commission would begin moving ballot boxes and other materials to the 80 Local Authority Areas (LAAs) in the coming week.GECOM, in collaboration with the Guyana Press Association (GPA), facilitated an interactive voter education session with the media fraternity on Saturday.“All these materials will be checked at the locations to ensure that they are correct, efficient and that they are also adequate,” Mingo is quoted by the Department of Public Information (DPI) as saying.Mingo added that an elaborate and comprehensive training programme for all categories of workers was conducted, including ongoing training of polling day staff. “All are expected to discharge these duties with the highest degree of impartiality, honesty, transparency and accuracy,” Mingo said.GECOM Public Relations Officer Yolanda Ward reiterated that the Commission would be declaring official results from the LGE one day after the November 12 poll closed.Ward said preliminary results were expected to be announced three hours after the close of polls. She added that results would be disseminated live on television stations in LAAs as well as GECOM’s social media pages.Ward said final results for smaller LAAs were anticipated by midnight, November 12 and the following day, November 13, for larger LAAs.This year, candidates from 80 LAAs consisting of 595 constituencies will be contesting the LGE through a mixed electoral system of proportional representation and first past the post.last_img read more

Progress is updating its web UI toolkit to support

first_imgProgress is updating its web UI toolkit to support the most popular JavaScript frameworks with newly announced extended native support for Vue. Vue joins the product’s existing support for React and Angular.According to the company, the extended Vue support will include the Grid component as well as MultiViewCalendar and DateRangePicker components.“The JavaScript UI development market moves quickly. We are committed to staying ahead of the latest advancements so developers using our tools can stay ahead,” said Faris Sweis, SVP and general manager of the developer tooling business at Progress. Additional updates to the latest Kendo UI release includes a native TreeView component for data display; Splitter, Window, Upload, MaskedTextBox, DropDownButton and Split buttons; Toolbar components; and Grid improvements for its React UI component library. Kendo UI for Angular includes expanded editing options, Scheduler support, and new integrations. Lastly, Kendo UI for jQuery features a new MultiViewCalendar, DataRangePicker, ScrollView and Switch components.In addition, Progress also announced an early preview of its Telerik UI for Blazor solution today, providing a set of native UI components for Microsoft Blazor, the company’s experimental .NET web framework. The early preview features Data Grid, expanded support for Visual Studio 2019 Preview, .NET Core 3.0 Preview and more than 120 ready-to-use components.Additional updates include enhancements for Progress Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core, MVC and AJAX with new components and Visual Studio 2019 support; new mobile updates for Progress Telerik UI for Xamarin; and new components as well as .NET Core 3.0 compatibility for Telerik UI for WPF and WinForms.last_img read more