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NEC Board Upholds Hearing Officer s Decision against LP, UP
The Board of Commissioners (BOC) of the National Elections Commission (NEC) over the weekend upheld the Commission s chief hearing officer s ruling against the Liberty Party (LP) and Unity Party (UP).
Jerome G. Korkoya, chair; Cllr. Sarah J. Toe, co-chair; as well as Commissioners Jonathan K. Weedor, Samuel Z. Joe, Jeanette A. Ebba-Davidson, Davidetta Browne Lansanah and Boakai Dukuly, were in attendance when the ruling was handed down.
The Board s decision came following a review of the merits and demerits of the case and arguments proffered by its legal counsel and those of the complainant and co-complainant s legal teams.
Reading the Board s decision to uphold hearing officer Cllr. Muana Ville s ruling, Board Member Davidetta Brown Lansana said The irregularities in no way amounted to fraud and that the LP and the Up have failed to produce sufficient evidence against the Commission to justify their accusations are valid to warrant the cancellation of the October 10 polls results; and the two political parties complaints are dismissed and denied. Read more.
Liberia needs the rule of law, not political expediency
In strongly worded statements this month that bordered on hyperbole, current and past representatives of the US government urgedВ LiberiaВ to speed up electoral litigation proceedings for a peaceful transition of presidential power. Read more.
LiberiaВ electoral commission says fraud claims lack evidence
Liberia‘s electoral commission said on Monday that claims of fraud brought by a presidential candidate in last month’s election did not have sufficient evidence, delivering a preliminary .
ANC, Cummings Eyeing Electoral Reform For Liberia, Expanding Focus on Empowerment
Monrovia – Shortly after the National Elections Commission announced the final results of the first round of this year s presidential elections, Alexander Cummings instructed his key aides and .