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.
As the dialogue on electoral reform resonates with Liberians, iCampus has streamed three short films focusing on three key electoral reform issues.
The Alternative National Congress of former presidential candidate Alexander Cummings has announced a decision to withdraw its candidate, Samuel Taylor, from the upcoming senatorial by-election in Grand Cape Mount.
Following months of stakeholders’ engagements, the Elections Coordinating Committee has submitted 17 electoral reform propositions to the House of Representatives for amendments.
The National Elections Commission has promised to announce a date for the rerun of election in Montserrado’s 15th district, as ordered by the commission’s independent hearing panel on August 14.
The National Elections Commission’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.
After a protest aimed at demanding that the administration take more robust action to end the waves of violence against women, President George Weah has assured the women of Liberia that he will consider their request.
Corruption is a major scourge of Liberia’s politics; however, the National Elections Commission, the body charged with approving candidates running for elected office, does not disqualify political aspirants found to have committed corrupt or fraudulent activities.