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 ELECTORAL PREPARATIONS 

Final preparations for the polling October 11, 2011 are on course. The National Elections Commission has bankrolled production of election materials, recruitment of polling staff and training and logistical arrangement.
 
Election Materials
  • The ballot papers for the Senate printed in Ghana arrived in the country on September 13, 2011.
  • The ballot papers for the House of Representatives printed in South Africa arrived in the country on September 28, 2011.
  • The Presidential ballot papers also printed in Ghana arrived in the country on September 18, 2011.
  • The ballot papers are in a secure storage under the protection of Liberia National Police until preparations are finalized to have them deployed to the 4,457 polling places spread across the 1,780 polling precincts in the country.
  • The Commission has also received non-sensitive materials for the 2011 elections. These materials include ballot boxes, indelible ink etc.
Distribution of Election Materials
Packaging of polling materials including ballot papers has been done and distribution of such materials began on September 23, and will end on October 10, 2011. The materials will be distributed to all the 4,457 polling places spread across the country.
 
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is hiring 86 trucks, 298 pick-ups, 194 motorbikes, 132 canoes and 1,944 porters to help ferry electoral materials to various polling places across the country. The porters will be used across the country to convey electoral materials to centers that are not accessible by vehicles while the canoes will be used to get material across rivers and along the sea coast. Additionally, the NEC is providing 9 trucks; 46 pick-ups and 76 motorbikes to help in the retrieval of electoral materials.
 
Staff Recruitment and Training
The Commission has hired over 60 casual labors to package the election materials.
Training of Trainers (TOT)for representatives of political parties’ agents was conducted on September 14 and 15, 2011. Topics for training included rules for opening of polls, polling process, counting of the votes and how the polls will close.
From September 16 up to October 9, 2011 there was a series of Training of Trainers (TOT) courses for Electoral Supervising Officers, Magisterial staff, Electoral Supervisors, Polling Centers Staff, Presiding Officers, Voters Identification Officers. The trained personnel will train others such as Inkers, Ballot Paper Issuers, Queue Controllers, Ballot Paper Issuers, Ballot box Controllers among others.
 
 
 

»UPCOMING ELECTIONS CALENDER
DateActivity
September 22nd, 2018

PUBLICATION OF BY-ELECTION REGULATIONS AND GUIDELINES

September 24th, 2018 - October 06th 2018

CANDIDATE NOMINATION PERIOD

September 24th, 2018 - October 09th 2018

Period for Objectios and Claims

October 01st, 2018 - October 05th 2018

Replacement of Lost and Damaged VR Cards

October 05th, 2018 - November 04th 2018

Accreditation of Party Agents and Observers for Polling Day

October 08th, 2018

Publication of Provisional List of Candidates

October 10th, 2018

LAUNCH OF CVE/GENDER CAMPAIGN FOR ELECTION

October 15th, 2018

Last Day for Candidates to Appeal against Rejection

October 17th, 2018

Notification to Candidates for Acceptance or Rejection

October 17th, 2018

Last Day for Decision on Objections and Claims

October 17th, 2018

Final List of Candidates Published

October 17th, 2018 - November 18th 2018

SENATE & REPRESENTATIVE CAMPAIGN PERIOD

November 09th, 2018

Publicaiton of Voting Precincts

November 20th, 2018

ELECTION DAY

November 22nd, 2018

Announcement of Provisional Results

November 25th, 2018

Announcement of Final Results of Election

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