Even though the constitution guarantees all Liberian citizens who have reached the age of 18 the right to vote in elections, members of the disabled community in Lofa say their members are being routinely disenfranchised by the selection of inaccessible venues for electoral activities.
The coordinator for the Freedom of Information Network in Lofa is calling for an amendment to the New Elections Law to empower the National Elections Commission to publish information on assets declared by candidates during elections.
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 stakeholdersâ€™ 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 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.