With only one-week extension for the final registration of political candidates announced by the National Election Commission remaining, the All Liberian Party has named its Standard Bearer and vice Standard Bearer.
As the October 2017 general and presidential election draws nearer, Nimba, Liberia’s second most populous county, continues to receive attention from political parties seeking votes.
Liberia’s second largest city was the center of politics this past weekend as Unity Party and the All Liberian Party competed for attention with opposing events.
Officials of the All Liberian Party Nimba Chapter of businessman-turned-politician Benoni Urey have expressed disappointment in the county’s leadership, following a decision to name Amos Suah as its candidate for representative of Nimba’s first district.
Accepting Liberty Party’s nomination to contest this year’s presidential elections, Charles W. Brumskine made some pledges regarding education that appear quite laudable at first glance. However, further scrutiny reveals that Liberty Party’s education policies are nothing new.
Ahead of political campaigning next month for the October elections, a resurgence of the Congo-native divide is taking a major stage as a trending issue in the elections.
If Liberian political parties consider River Cess to be a scene worth competing in, it is not apparent from the sight at the local offices of the various parties, which are characterized by empty and closed buildings.
Bong’s Sen. Jewel Howard Taylor has come under strong criticism from some citizens and members of the opposition community for advocating for an increase in the salaries of lawmakers.