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 NEC Chairman Mandates Clerk of Writs to conduct By-Election in District 1 Lofa County on Feb. 28, 2017 December 30th, 2016

The National Elections Commission, NEC through its Chairman has issued an Election Writ to the Magistrate of Lower Lofa County Electoral District#1 for the conduct of the By-Election slated for the 28th of February 2017.

Chairman Korkoya in his mandate to the Lower Lofa County Election Magistrate said, the conduct of the By-Election is to fill the vacancy in the House of Representatives caused by the death of the Representative Eugene Fallah Kparkar.

The mandate from NEC Boss instructed the Election Magistrate of Lofa County to conduct the Representative By-Election on the 28th day of February, A.D. 2017, between the hours of 8:00 0’ Clock Ante Meridian to 6:00 0’ Clock Post Meridian. 

Article 37 of the Liberian Constitution states that, in the event of a vacancy in the Legislature caused by death, resignation, expulsion or otherwise, the presiding officer shall within 30 days notify the Elections Commission, who shall not later than 90 days cause a By-Election to be held.

The Election Writ was officially issued during a colorful program at the Headquarters of the Commission presided by its Chairman, Cllr. Korkoya.

In keeping with legal procedures, the Acting Clerk of Election Writ Emmanuel Kerkula then issued the Election Writ to the Election Magistrate of Lower Lofa County, Robert Selle to conduct the By-Election in district#1.



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February 01st, 2017 - March 07th 2017

VOTER REGISTRATION PERIOD

May 09th, 2017

Issuing Writ of Elections

May 18th, 2017 - June 17th 2017

CVE For Exhibition

June 12th, 2017 - June 17th 2017

EXHIBITION OF PROVISIONAL REGISTRATION ROLL

June 12th, 2017 - June 28th 2017

Objections and Appeals on Exhibition held & Determined

June 19th, 2017 - July 11th 2017

CANDIDATE NOMINATION

July 02nd, 2017 - August 09th 2017

Objections & Appeals on Nomination held & Determined

July 14th, 2017

Preliminary List of Candidates Published

July 15th, 2017

Release of Final Voter Registration Figures

July 17th, 2017 - July 22nd 2017

REPLACEMENT OF LOST & DAMAGED VR CARDS

July 31st, 2017

Final List of Candidates Published

July 31st, 2017 - October 08th 2017

PRESIDENTIAL & REPRESENTATIVE CAMPAIGN PERIOD

August 05th, 2017 - October 05th 2017

Accreditation of Party Agents, Media & Observers for Elections

August 11th, 2017

Launch of CVE for 2017 Elections

August 15th, 2017 - September 30th 2017

Candidates Debate Period

October 10th, 2017

ELECTION DAY

October 25th, 2017

Announcement of Final Results of Election

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