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by Mindy Aguon

Guam - Although the Decision 2010 election results have been certified and the transition of administrations is already in the works, the Democratic gubernatorial team of Carl Gutierrez/Frank Aguon, Jr. is still questioning the fairness of the General Election.  The team has said they intend to file a lawsuit to have the gubernatorial results decertified as they allege election fraud.  

Gutierrez/Aguon volunteer Carlo Branch sent a letter to the Guam Election Commission today, expressing concerns about delays in the camp's ability to review certain public records in the commission's possession. Branch listed off a series of events in which the team has been unable to inspect documents, saying the delays have cast "an unfortunate cloud of suspicion and doubt over an election that has been presumably conducted fairly and within the boundaries of the law."

The camp also alleges that delay of inspection appears to be a coordinated attempt between the GEC and the Eddie Calvo/Ray Tenorio team to hamper their pursuit of legal relief. The GEC meanwhile has stated the documents can be reviewed on Thursday.

GEC Executive Director John Blas says he is working on a response to Branch's letter.

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