National Elections Commission Chairman Jerome Korkoya has confirmed that the organization has launched an investigation into the Unity Party for constitutional violations. The infractions involve receiving political contributions from Sable Mining, as alleged in a Global Witness report.
The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning has prepared and submitted its budget for the upcoming fiscal year, 2016-2017. Understandably in anticipation of the 2017 elections, the National Elections Commission sees the greatest percentage increase in budget allocation.
At least since the 2005 and 2011 elections, Liberian newspapers have been running editorials and op-eds claiming that we have way too many political parties.
Amid the release of IREDDâ€™s 2015 legislative performance report which scored Margibiâ€™s Senator Jim Tornonlah poorly in plenary participation, the senatorâ€™s office has declined to state a date when the senator will make a constituency report to citizens of the county.
Senator Prince Yormie Johnson of Nimba County has disclosed information about the formation of a new political party. Speaking to a crew of journalist in Cocopa over the weekend, Senator Johnson said all is now set to finally register the party with the National Elections Commission.