The executive chairperson of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission, James Verdier is calling on the government to review the bill seeking to remove the security of tenure from the commission and other integrity institutions.
Political parties in Liberia have identified the adoption of a biometric voter registration as their priority for electoral reform.
The National Elections Commission or NEC has officially announced the results of the November 20 senatorial and representative byelections for Sinoe and Montserrado’s thirteenth district, respectively.
The House of Representatives of the 54th national legislature has welcomed recommendations to improve future elections and promised to complete legal reform in six months.
Unofficial provisional results from Tuesday’s representative by-election in Montserrado’s 13th district have placed independent candidate Edward Flomo in the lead.
The by-election for representative of Montserrado’s thirteenth district appears to have been conducted smoothly, amid heavy security.
The National Elections Commission has expressed great concern over Saturday’s electoral violence in Montserrado’s 13th district, ahead of Tuesday’s by-election.
On January 22, Liberia experienced its first handover of power from one elected leader to another in 73 years. Pres. George Weah’s inauguration followed a historic election that saw a loser in a presidential race accept the results and concede defeat to the winner for the first time in many years.