In a 4-1 ruling, Liberia's Supreme Court has acknowledged that the first round of the country's presidential and legislative elections were characterized by fraud and irregularities. But the court said that it had not been established that the malpractices were on a scale that warranted a rerun of the entire elections.
Court Rules Out Election Rerun - But There Were Irregularities in October Poll
FrontPageAfrica, 8 December 2017
Liberia's Supreme Court has acknowledged that the first round of the country's presidential and legislative elections were, to some extent, characterized by fraud, irregularities… Read more »
Liberia’s Supreme Court says the first round of the country’s presidential and legislative elections were, to some extent, characterized by irregularities but says it has not been established that the malpractices warranted a rerun of the entire elections.
Supreme Court 4-1 for Runoff
Observer, 8 December 2017
Amid tight security at the Temple of Justice yesterday, four of the five justices of the Supreme Court upheld the National Elections Commission's (NEC) declaration of the runoff… Read more »
UP, LP, ANC Leaders Accept Supreme Court Ruling
The ruling Unity Party through its standard bearer Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai has accepted the Supreme Court final ruling on the run-off of the 2017 Presidential and… Read more »
For Liberia's Sake!
Liberia was yesterday overwhelmed with anxiety and anticipation as a perplexed populace awaited a decision from five of their compatriots who had the fate of the country written in… Read more »
Urey Responds to Supreme Court's Ruling - Pledges Support to UP
Mr. Benoni Urey, political leader of the All Liberian Party (ALP), has accused President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of interfering and manipulating the results of the October 10 2017… Read more »
Unity Party - Intervening Support Wasn't Selfish
FrontPageAfrica, 7 December 2017
The standard bearer of the ruling Unity Party, Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai, said their intervention action in support of Liberty Party's challenge was not a selfish or… Read more »
Supreme Court Final Ruling in NEC Vs LP Case Sparks Mixed Views
Amid the many speculations and perceptions as to whether Liberia's will go to a run-off or rerun, the Supreme Court of Liberia has come down with its final ruling in the case… Read more »
Alternative National Congress Will Endorse No Party in Runoff Election
Mr. Alexander B. Cummings of the Alternative National Congress (ANC) has announced that his party would not support any of the two political parties going for the runoff election. Read more »
Will NEC Chairman Korkoya Be Allowed to Preside Over the Run Off?
After an agonizing wait, the Supreme Court has now spoken. It has not annulled the elections results as prayed for by the protesting political parties. It has instead ordered a… Read more »
A full bench of the Supreme Court will decide whether to allow either a runoff or rerun of the October 10 presidential and legislative elections. A runoff will see the ruling Unity ... Read more »
An electoral crisis has compounded Liberia's economic problems, with conditions becoming intolerable in a nation hugely reliant on informal trading for income. Businesses in the ... Read more »
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