Following months of stakeholders’ engagements, the Elections Coordinating Committee has submitted 17 electoral reform propositions to the House of Representatives for amendments.
As the conversation around electoral reform continues across the country, in Gbarpolu, the head of civil society organizations thinks the fees required for registering presidential and vice presidential candidates could hold the key in ensuring an increased quality of candidates.
Concurring with their colleagues across the country, citizens in Gbarpolu have recommended a change in the current electoral date and a reduction in the tenures of elected public officials.
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.