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.
As Liberians gear up to vote in the pending senatorial elections in October this year, the former county coordinator of the Liberia Institute for Statistic and Geo-Information Services, Alexander Nah Slewion, has announced his intentions to contest the seat currently held by Sen. Augustine Chea.
Ahead of the senatorial elections in October this year, the former speaker of the House of Representatives, Alex Tyler, has received a petition to contest for a senatorial seat in Bomi.
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.
Amid ongoing debates to amend portions of the constitution and to formulate a bill to increase womenâ€™s representation in the legislature, the Elections Coordinating Committee is urging citizens to remain engaged with their lawmakers during the upcoming constituency break.
Seven candidates have been qualified by the National Elections Commission to participate in Grand Cape Mountâ€™s senatorial by-election.
Public opinion in Tubmanburg appears to be against President George Weahâ€™s reform proposal to abolish the holding of by-elections to fill vacancies created in the legislature.
The newly elected representative of Montserradoâ€™s 15th district, Abu Bana Kamara, has been officially inducted into office.