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 Call to end Election Violence in District 15 August 20th, 2019

The National Elections Commission (NEC) has observed, with profound regrets, the current wave of violence related to the ongoing by-election in District #15 of Montserrado County.

These acts of violence follow similar occurrences perpetrated during the District #13 Montserrado County by-election.

On these occasions, there were unwarranted injuries to persons and needless damage to properties.

Prior to the postponement of the Montserrado by-elections, violence was reported between supporters of the ALP and CDC on the closing date of campaign which resulted in injury of citizens and destruction of properties.

Again, on August 13, 2019, the day of the final post by-election hearings into complaints from District #15, there were riots in front of the NEC Headquarters, reportedly between supporters of the two political parties.

The Commission condemns in the strongest term all acts of violence related to the electoral process.

The National Elections Commission sternly warns all candidates, Political Parties and their supporters against engaging in acts of electoral violence as it does not only endanger the lives of innocent people but has the potential to create voter apathy.

Therefore, the Commission calls on the ALP, CDC and all other political Parties to urge their supporters to desist from electoral violence and to observe the rule of law in the exercise of their democratic right.

The Commission is charged with the responsibility to regulate the activities of Political Parties in Liberia.

The NEC would not hesitate but to apply the law in accordance with Article 80 (a) and (b) of the 1986 Constitution of the Republic of Liberia in the event of electoral violence.

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Henry Flomo
Communications Director,
National Elections Commission



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