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River Gee Women Talk Electoral Reform

- 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...

All Roads Converge Towards Electoral Reform

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

NEC Chair Welcomes Grassroots Leadership in Electoral Reform

Cllr. Jerome G. Korkoya, Chairman of the National Election Commission (NEC), has promised to partner with the Elections Coordinating Committee (ECC) for the betterment...

ECC Supports Weah’s Desire to Abolish By-Elections

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...

It’s Time To Fix Our Broken Voter Registration Process

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

Liberia: Elections Campaign Financing 101

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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

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

A New Angle on ‘Generational Change’

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...

‘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...

NEC Launches Electoral Reform Campaign

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...

NEC Holds Electoral Reform Regional Consultations in Gbarnga

The National Elections Commission (NEC) on Thursday June 20, 2019 concluded a day long Electoral Reform Consultations meeting with traditional leaders in Gbarnga Bong...

Southeast Women Expect More Than Rhetoric from Their Lawmakers

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...

Elections Coordinating Committee Wraps Up Town Hall Discussions on Electoral Reform

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...

Election Law Reform: NEC Assures Political Parties

... 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...

Election Reform Advocacy Through ‘’Visual Storytelling’’

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...

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...

NEC Completes First Stage of Electoral Law Reform Consultation

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