Rerun or Runoff? Liberia Supreme Court Decides December 7 - News Summed Up

Rerun or Runoff? Liberia Supreme Court Decides December 7


Monrovia – The Supreme Court is expected today to put an end to a legal battle that halted the preparations for the runoff election. The ruling from the nation’s high court will either mean the country will go for a rerun or runoff, a decision Liberians eagerly await. Appearing before the high court last week, lawyers from the National Elections Commission (NEC), Liberty Party and Unity Party, each made a case for their clients. Liberty Party requested the Writ of Prohibition and a rerun of the October 10 presidential and legislative elections, citing mass irregularities and fraud. The ruling Unity Party, joined the Liberty Party’s pursuit of annulling the October 10 polls.


Source: Front Page Africa December 07, 2017 03:22 UTC


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