with a plurality of the vote, but falling short of an 'Absolute Majority'?
1. Appoint his cabinet from his minority elected members?
2. Would it not be a lame duck presidency and is destined to fail/ fall with the introduction of first major bill in Parliament without any support from the opposition?
According to the Guyana Constitution, Title 4, The President, Article 177 (2):
"A Presidential candidate shall be deemed to have been elected as President and shall be so declared by the Chairman of the Elections Commission –– (a) if he is the only Presidential candidate at the election; or (b) where there are two or more Presidential candidates, if more votes are cast in favour of the list in which he is designated as Presidential candidate than in favour of any other list."
The party that wins a majority or a plurality of the votes wins the presidency and gets to form the government. No post-election coalition is constitutionally possible, and certainly none, not even a formal/informal alliance, can be formed with the aim to seize the presidency and the government or to unseat the government.