Women in Liberia gained their right to vote and participate in politics between 1943 and 1955 through constitutional changes, but the active participation of women in politics remains a challenge today. Very few feel compelled to run for elected positions traditionally held by men, due to either financial constraints, cultural views, or a combination of those.
Former House of Representatives speaker Emmanuel Nuquay has been elected senator in Margibi after obtaining more than half of the total valid votes cast by over 58,000 eligible voters in the county.
The National Elections Commission has declared incumbent Grand Bassa Senator Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence as the winner of the special senatorial election that was held on Dec. 8.
The National Elections Commission has declared Rep. Edwin Melvin Snowe as the winner of the December 8 special senatorial election in Bomi.
The National Elections Commission’s River Cess office has announced a winner in the county’s Special Senatorial Election.
As Liberians go to the polls on Dec. 8, the Gender Ministry is calling on more concern from candidates to have more gender-sensitive platforms to ensure that women’s rights can be promoted.
The Sinoe County Health Team is launching a COVID-19 community outreach awareness across the country.
Grand Bassa’s fourth district representative Vincent Willie has officially launched his campaign in Grand Bassa, calling on citizens to elect him as senator on December 8.