Public opinion in Tubmanburg appears to be against President George Weah’s reform proposal to abolish the holding of by-elections to fill vacancies created in the legislature.
Bomi’s Senator Sando Johnson has told his kinsmen not to vote for candidates of the Coalition for Democratic Change in any future election. Johnson made the comments in Beajah Town, Senjeh district, while making a political tour of the county on Saturday, July 3.
Amid a call from citizens for the terms of elected officials to be reduced, River Gee’s third district lawmaker, Francis Dopoh, says he opposes recommendations to reduce tenures for public officials.
Delegates from Grand Cape Mount at a recent consultative forum on electoral reform have proposed an amendment to the constitution and the election law to remove the elections dispute adjudication power of the National Elections Commission.
Amid ongoing dialogue on reforms in Liberia’s electoral system, two former officials in Bomi are calling for an amendment in the National Code of Conduct to include other officials in the legislature and judiciary.
Liberian women are calling for more inclusion in government at the end of a series of meetings aimed at strengthening women’s engagement, enhanced information dissemination, and partnership.
The Supreme Court has ruled into the domicile case involving Montserrado’s sixth district representative, Edwin Snowe, clearing him to contest in Bomi’s first district.
During a weekend where Bong’s Senator Jewel Howard Taylor called for the end of traditional practices that impeded access to education for girls, the head of the Bomi County Traditional Council, Chief Fakamu Samukai, has welcomed the idea to end early child marriages and promoting education for girls within his county.