Chief Hallie: “Bad Roads Prevent Us from Getting to Polls in...

A recent community forum on electoral reform generated much enthusiasm from participants gathered at Nyehn Town, Todee District, lower Montserrado County. The one-day forum...

‘Declaring Economic, Financial Crisis Emergency Is Crazy’

-- Lawmaker Blasts  Even though the economy is shrinking and in crisis and the current financial stability or credit of the country is threatened, a...

First-time Voters Want — And Need — Voter Education

By Moses Geply, Harper, Maryland County Liberia continues its gradual recovery from the consequences and aftershocks of fourteen years of civil crisis. The slow pace...

Moving Closer to Free and Fair Elections — For All

Does the allocation of polling centers support “free and fair” elections – for all? By Shardrick Tarwily Election reform is on the government’s agenda. Senior officials...

Voting Rights for Diaspora Liberians Under Legislative Review

-- As well as campaign finance, party registration fees  A law aimed at amending the elections law, including political party and candidate registration fees, benchmark...

‘Political Parties Not Serving the People…’

... only making tensions higher, Maryland County religious leaders say By Moses Geply Ahead of the 2020 senatorial and 2023 general and presidential elections, several religious...

“Bad Weather Affects Electoral Process,” But…

Some Nimbaians observe Some Nimbaians have observed that bad weather affects huge voter turnout on election day, and have therefore called on the Legislature to...

Grand Gedeans Join Election Reform Dialogue

By Ben T.C. Brooks Two recent community forums held in Grand Gedeh County brought a cross-section of citizens together to dialogue on the nation’s electoral...

Bong Traditional Leaders Want Reform in NEC’s Voter Education

Traditional leaders across Bong County have joined the dialogue on electoral reform, and are calling on authorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC) to...

‘Constituents Need to Understand Legislative’s Functions’

The rate of re-election for members of House of Representatives and the Senate has been relatively low since the 2005 presidential and legislative elections...

Deputy Speaker Moye: “House Will Develop an All-inclusive Bill on Electoral...

Prince Moye, Deputy Speaker of the 54th Legislature recently pledged with his colleagues in the Legislature to work with the Election Coordinating Committee (ECC)...

Internews’ Electoral Reform Reporting Training for Rural Journalists Gains Momentum

The Internews–Liberia electoral reporting training for journalists working at the various community radio stations is gaining momentum across the country as can be seen...

Citizens Want Elected Officials Serve for 2 Terms

By Ben T.C. Brooks Citizens of Grand Gedeh County are yearning for the limitation of tenures and terms for elected officials to avoid the election...

Bong Citizens Want Judicial Powers Independent of NEC

As part of electoral reforms, residents of Bong County, central Liberia, have called for judicial powers independent of authorities of the National Elections Commission...

Grand Kru Community Leaders Call for Reform on Tenure of Elected...

-- Says staying too long in power creates complacency By Shardrick Tarwily in Grand Kru County Community leaders across Grand Kru County have joined the dialogue...