The National Elections Commission has released its calendar of key activities for the Montserrado senatorial by-election. The dates will also possibly affect the by-election for Montserrado’s thirteenth district.
Lawmakers have begun working on crafting an electoral reform bill, beginning with a two-day legislative working session in Buchanan.
After failing to appear at a legislative working session on electoral reform held in Buchanan, lawmakers want representatives of the National Elections Commission to appear before the House of Representatives.
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.
Joining the calls of many others from across the country, citizens in Lofa are calling for amendment in the 1986 constitution to change the current date of elections.
Ahead of the 2020 senatorial elections, the stipendiary magistrate of the Bopolu City Magisterial Court, Augustine Tokpa, has recommended the establishment of a special tribunal to try cases of elections disputes.
Some women leaders of Gbarpolu have identified key provisions in the constitution for possible amendment to improve future elections in the country.
Citizens in Grand Cape Mount are calling for an amendment in the legal requirements for elected government positions. The citizens said the current level of enforcement of candidates’ qualification, such as the residency clause, domicile and property value requirements does not adequately hold leaders accountable.