As government officials and civil society members push toward reforming electoral laws, young people and civil society leaders in Bomi have embraced the idea for electoral reform, identifying key areas in the laws affecting the electoral system.
As the rainy season draws closer, River Cess’ assistant elections magistrate is highlighting the challenges associated with conducting elections in his county when there are heavy rains.
A group of teenagers in Grand Cape Mount are calling for a reduction in the age limit for voters in national elections.
The acting youth chair of Grand Bassa’s first electoral district, Emmanuel Scott is calling for more time to be allotted for future national voter registration exercises to allow more qualified Liberians to participate in elections.
Earlier this year, former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf stepped down as Africa’s first democratically elected female leader after a two-term presidency to usher in Liberia’s football icon turned politician George Weah as her successor.
With less than a month left to election day, the European Union has deployed an Election Observation Mission to the country.
Unity Party and Liberty Party are in a war of words in Nimba as the ruling party has accused Liberty Party ‘foot soldiers’ of intimidating voters by collecting voter registration numbers. Liberty Party contends that the practice is simply meant to track its door-to-door outreach campaign.
Mayor Benjamin S. Dokpa is calling on citizens to refrain from acts of violence and remain peaceful as the official campaign season progresses.