With less than seven months to go until senatorial elections in October this year, the National Elections Commission says the elections may not go ahead if the government fails to provide the US$17 million in funding it promised the commission.
The National Elections Commission has withheld the certification of Grand Cape Mountâ€™s senator-elect until it has adjudicated a complaint filed by Unity Party in the October 5 senatorial by-election.
During the just-ended Montserrado senatorial by-election, Justin Brooks was excited to participate in the political process and support the candidate of his choice.
The National Elections Commission has promised to announce a date for the rerun of election in Montserradoâ€™s 15th district, as ordered by the commissionâ€™s independent hearing panel on August 14.
The National Elections Commissionâ€™s Board of Commissioners has ruled into the appeal filed by the candidate of the Coalition for Democratic Change, Abu Kamara. The board affirmed the previous ruling of the hearing chamber to rerun by-elections in six precincts.
The University of Liberia-based political movement, the Student Unification Party, has called for a re-run of the recent representative by-election in Montserradoâ€™s 15th district.
Delegates from Grand Cape Mount at a recent consultative forum on electoral reform have proposed an amendment to the constitution and the election law to remove the elections dispute adjudication power of the National Elections Commission.
The National Elections Commission has released preliminary results for Montserradoâ€™s senatorial and representative by-elections, with Liberty Partyâ€™s Darius Dillon leading in the senatorial race and the Coalition for Democratic Changeâ€™s Abu Kamara ahead in the race for the countyâ€™s 15th district seat.