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ECC Urges Citizens to Engage Lawmakers on Electoral Reform During Break

ECC Urges Citizens to Engage Lawmakers on Electoral Reform During Break

Amid ongoing debates to amend portions of the constitution and to formulate a bill to increase women’s representation in the legislature, the Elections Coordinating Committee is urging citizens to remain engaged with their lawmakers during the upcoming constituency break.

Elections Coordinating Committee Pushes to Change Elections Laws

The Elections Coordinating Committee, a group of civil society organizations that deployed the highest number of local observers in the 2017 general elections, has launched a project to support strengthening the country’s emerging democracy through pushing for electoral reform.

Grand Bassa Citizens Debate Proposed Changes to Elections Commission

“I don’t like the way the president can appoint elections commissioners in this country, because even me if I am a president and appointed you, you will cheat because I recommended you,” said Oretha Artis, a resident of Bokay Town in Granda Bassa’a first district. “If the president appoints you, he or she will have control over you.”

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