Liberia's New Election Date Upsets Legislators

The Liberian Senate has reportedly summoned the head of the Election Commission after expressing concern that the body set a new date for the presidential election run-off without the approval of the legislature.

An Elections Commission official outside a polling station (file photo).

  • Liberia:   Senate Summons Elections Commission

    NEWS, 14 December 2017

    Days after the announcement of a new date for the presidential run-off election by the National Elections Commission (NEC), members of the Liberian Senate have summoned the… Read more »

  • Liberia:   Runoff Election Date Illegal-Senator Tengbe

    New Democrat, 14 December 2017

    National Elections Commission's Chairman Cllr. Jerome Korkoya lacks legal mandate" to declare December 26, 2017 as date for the runoff presidential election without legislative… Read more »

  • Liberia:   Protesters Demand Korkoya's Resignation

    Observer, 14 December 2017

    National Elections Commission (NEC) Chairman Jerome Korkoya's recent pronouncement setting December 26 as the date for the runoff election without having first cleaned up the Final… Read more »

  • Liberia:   Protestors Want Korkoya Out

    New Democrat, 14 December 2017

    Protestors gathered Wednesday at the headquarters of the National Elections Commission in Monrovia demanding the resignation of chairman Jerome Korkoya on grounds that he has… Read more »

  • Liberia:   Some Liberty Party Top Brass Back Weah

    FrontPageAfrica, 14 December 2017

    Liberty Party's standard-bearer, Cllr. Charles Brumskine, may be wavering on which side to go between the two political parties preparing for the December 26 runoff election. Read more »

  • Liberia:   Liberty Party Executive Backs CDC

    NEWS, 14 December 2017

    Barely a day following the endorsement of Ambassador George M. Weah by J. Fonati Koffa, former Chairman of Liberty Party, another executive member of the party has followed suit. Read more »


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