President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was not a candidate, having completed two six-year terms. His party brought a complaint before the Supreme Court, alleging irregularities and fraud. The court ruled that before moving forward, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) needed to investigate the allegations. Internews supported the 2017 electoral process by organizing over 120 legislative debates in 73 electoral districts nationwide. Thursday’s forum is part of our efforts to encourage constructive dialogue about the electoral process in a way that strengthens Liberia’s democracy and promotes peace during the run-off election.
Source: GNN Liberia November 13, 2017 15:33 UTC