“The process is characterized by commercialization of our democracy through voters trucking and financial inducements”

The ECC observes that the first week of the Voter Roll Update has been characterized by a breach in the New Elections Law which has created the environment for the occurrence of electoral violence notably in Grand Cape Mount and Bomi Counties and has heightened unnecessary political tension in the country. Overall, reports from ECC … Continue reading “The process is characterized by commercialization of our democracy through voters trucking and financial inducements”

ECC Announces Deployment of Observers for Voter Roll Update

Monrovia: The Elections Coordinating Committee (ECC), Liberia’s largest domestic observer network has announced the deployment of Eighty Nine (89) short term observers and County Coordinators ahead of the Voter Roll Update for the December 8, 2020 Senatorial Elections and National Referendum. Seventy three (73) of the 89 observers will be assigned to the seventy three … Continue reading ECC Announces Deployment of Observers for Voter Roll Update

ELECTORAL VIOLENCE UNDERMINES THE CREDIBILITY OF ELECTIONS: —Says ECC

The Elections Coordinating Committee (ECC) is deeply concerned about the trend of violence that is taking place in the country prior to the official campaign period of October 8, 2020 for the Special Senatorial Election and Referendum. This pattern of violence and political intimidation are early warning indicators of the potential for a violent campaign. … Continue reading ELECTORAL VIOLENCE UNDERMINES THE CREDIBILITY OF ELECTIONS: —Says ECC

ECC Calls for Voter Roll Cleaning and Update

The Elections Coordinating Committee (ECC) is deeply worried that if financial resources are not provided by the Executive Branch of Government, the December 9, 2020 proposed date to conduct the midterm Senatorial -Elections may not take place. Any further delay in conducting the election could create a Constitutional crisis because the tenure of fifteen of … Continue reading ECC Calls for Voter Roll Cleaning and Update

MATRIX of ECC’s proposed Amendments

The ECC has prepared and submitted to the Liberian National Legislature 17 propositions to be considered by that body for amendment. The submission was done on August 27, 2019. Following the submission, these propositions were released to the public through a major stakeholders press conference held at the offices of the ECC on today, September … Continue reading MATRIX of ECC’s proposed Amendments