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...

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...

‘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...

Moving Closer to Free and Fair Elections — For All

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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...

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...

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...

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...

LEON Campaigns for 30% Women’s Representation at Capitol

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The Liberia Elections Observation Networks (LEON), in collaboration with Cater Center, has begun an aggressive campaign to bring to realization the 30% representation of...

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...

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...

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

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

‘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...

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...

“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;...

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...

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...

Voting Rights for Diaspora Liberians Under Legislative Review

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

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...

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...

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...