Election Law Reform: NEC Assures Political Parties

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... Of its commitment to consolidate Liberia’s 'young democracy' National Elections Commission (NEC) chair Cllr. Jerome G. Korkoya has assured political parties, civil society organizations...

House To Concur with Senate on Tenure Reduction, Dual Citizenship, Elections...

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The House of Representatives is considering concurrence with the Senate to pass three (3) constitutional propositions in accordance with Article 91 of the 1986...

ECC Supports Weah’s Desire to Abolish By-Elections

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By Robin Dopoe, Jr. and Hannah N. Geterminah The Elections Coordinating Committee (ECC), a conglomerate of eight prominent Liberian civil society organizations, has pledged its...

Undermining Power of Local Governance?

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"Chiefs had respect. But right now, chiefs... are controlled, sometimes by both the lawmakers and the executive branch of government.” "As you may know, the...

‘Liberia Will Be Better Served With Gender Balance in the Legislature’

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Says Rep. Rosana Schaack In a June 2019 interview with Represent Women, Hon. Rosana Schaack stated that the diversity of experience and perspectives that women...

Civic Education, Electoral Reform, and Democracy

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Civic education is integral to Liberia’s democracy becoming more robust, says veteran journalist John Kollie. In September 2012, almost one year after general elections and...

“We Have the Power” to Reform Our Electoral Laws

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"We can all say there is a need to have more women in the electoral process; we want to have more women in leadership;...

A New Angle on ‘Generational Change’

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Speaking on Farbric Radio (101.1 FM) Tuesday, September 17, the Elections Coordination Committee (ECC) spokespersons Oscar Bloh and Malcolm W. Joseph announced the next...

NEC Completes First Stage of Electoral Law Reform Consultation

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The National Elections Commission (NEC) has completed a nationwide Electoral Law Reform Consultation, which took place in four regions of the Country with the...

Liberia: Elections Campaign Financing 101

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Liberia has reached critical milestones in the national electoral reform exercise which began in the aftermath of the 2017 electoral cycle. Numerous factors led to...

Election Reform Advocacy Through ‘’Visual Storytelling’’

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The Liberia Accountability and Voice Initiative (LAVI) is the five-year USAID-funded project strengthening Liberian stakeholder partnerships that advocate for and monitor policy reforms. LAVI...

The Potential Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) On Our National Elections:...

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By Dr. Darren Wilkins In developing countries especially Liberia, when elections are held, voters’ decisions are never based on or guided by any solid intelligence...

New Billboards Are “Good News” for Grand Kru and for Electoral...

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By Shardrick Tarwily The Center for Media Studies in Liberia (CMSL) brought "good news" to the people of Grand Kru County. The civil society organization on...

All Roads Converge Towards Electoral Reform

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The Elections Coordinating Committee, a network of civil society organizations at the forefront of election observation and analysis, last week Tuesday, August 27, submitted...

River Gee Women Talk Electoral Reform

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- River Gee women have their say on elections and constitutional reform For the past six months, electoral reform has been "in everybody's mouth.’’ Having played...

Elections Coordinating Committee Wraps Up Town Hall Discussions on Electoral Reform

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The Elections Coordinating Committee (ECC), a non-partisan elections observing body working to promote transparency and accountability in Liberia’s electoral process has recently concluded a...

It’s Time To Fix Our Broken Voter Registration Process

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The National Identification Registry (NIR) was established in 2011 to spearhead and oversee provision of biometric identification cards to all Liberians, ECOWAS citizens and...

IREDD Concludes 3-Day Meetings with Political Parties Today

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A three-day advocacy engagement meeting on electoral reform with political parties will end today at the headquarters of the Institute for Research and Democratic...

2nd Regional Consultations on Electoral Law Reform Held in Grand Bassa

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Authorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC), with funding support from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Elections Basket Fund, have conducted the second...

Southeast Women Expect More Than Rhetoric from Their Lawmakers

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If the current administration’s national development agenda is indeed about transforming the lives of the poor, then perhaps the women of Liberia’s southeast have...