Results from the National Elections Commission’s magisterial office in Cestos have shown that the incumbent Alfred Jweh of the Coalition for Democratic Change has lost to Rosanna Schaack of Liberty Party in the county’s first district.
Reports coming from all 28 precincts in the second district in River Cess have indicated that incumbent, Byron Zahnwea, of the ruling Unity will be retained.
With a few days to election day, voters in River Cess have been complaining they have not seen any voter educators in their communities.
The National Elections Commission has revealed that UNMIL will transport ballots for next Tuesday’s presidential and representative elections by air to counties that are impassable by road.
Paramount Chief Sam Toby told The Bush Chicken that the chiefs in the county have agreed to cross-examine all those running in the elections, including presidential and representative candidates.
Residents of Fanti Town in Buchanan have threatened not to vote in the October 10, 2017 elections should their government fail to find a solution to prevent sea erosion in their community.
Four representative candidates contesting in River Cess’ second district recently participated in the final town hall legislative debate in the county, in the presence of dozens of voters.
The Sustainable Development Institute, an organization that pushes for community involvement in natural resources management, has been conducting several activities across River Cess aimed at getting citizens to better understand and monitor county social development funds.