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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...

Women CSO Groups Want Reform in Electoral Law 4.5    

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A Civil Society Group of women led by women’s rights groups and networks has released a communique calling for reform in the New Elections...

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...

First-time Voters Want — And Need — Voter Education

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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...

Activist Encourages Women to Rise for Elective Posts

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For future elections, one of which is expected to be held in October this year, the Executive Director of Paramount Young Women Initiative, Facia...

“Women Still Underrepresented in Gov’t”

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Says Veep Taylor as UN Women holds seminar on 'Way forward for an enforceable Gender quota and strategies for implementing Elections Law 4.5 (b)...

What Is the Legal Basis for Election Postponement?

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Implications for social and political stability in Liberia amid the health crisis By Senesee Geso Freeman INTRODUCTION According to the Liberian Constitution, Article 83 A: “Voting for...

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...

‘Constituents Need to Understand Legislative’s Functions’

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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...

NEC, Students Engage on Electoral Reform

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By Samuka V. Konneh Authorities of the National Election Commission (NEC), with support from USAID through the Liberia Media Development Program, engaged high school press...

NEC Launches Electoral Reform Campaign

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Authorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC) said they will very soon kick-start the long-awaited reform in its electoral law. This follows several concerns...

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...

“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;...

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...

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

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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...

Internews’ Electoral Reform Reporting Training for Rural Journalists Gains Momentum

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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...

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...

‘Declaring Economic, Financial Crisis Emergency Is Crazy’

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

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...

“Bad Weather Affects Electoral Process,” But…

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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...