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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

IREDD Concludes 3-Day Meetings with Political Parties Today

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...

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...

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...

‘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 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...

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...

Undermining Power of Local Governance?

"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...

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...

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

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...