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2020 Special Senatorial Election Provisional List of Aspirants Out

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MONROVIA,LIBERIA - The National Elections Commission (NEC) of Liberia has released the 2020 Special Senatorial Election (SSE) provisional list of aspirants.

However, the NEC notes that the final listing of candidates will be published after verification and /or the outcome(s) of any investigations/hearings. Interestingly, the primary duties of NEC include administering and enforcing all laws related to the conduct of elections throughout the Republic of Liberia. Besides, NEC also proposes to the National Legislature for enactment, suspension of, and amendment to, and repeal of, any provision of the Elections Law. The Commission further provides accreditation to, and registers all political parties and independent candidates who meet the minimum requirements set by the Commission. NEC also revokes the registration and accreditation of an already legal party only upon the judicial determination by a court of competent jurisdiction, in accordance with due process. Also included in NEC’s functions are to hold all elections for elected public offices, including chieftaincy and all referenda and declare the results thereof.
 
The Commission also formulates and enforces guidelines controlling the conduct of all elections to elective public offices, which guidelines shall not be inconsistent with the provisions of the Constitution and Elections Law of Liberia. NEC maintains a register of all qualified voters which shall be subject to inspection. It also establishes electoral constituencies in every political Sub-Division in accordance with population figures. Also included in its functions are maintaining registration documents of political parties and prescribe the kinds of records to be kept by all political parties and independent candidates Meanwhile, the SSE is slated for December 8, 2020. The ensuing election is in line with the Constitution, which is regarded as the organic of the country. See pages 4 to 9 for the full list of the 2020 Special Senatorial Election Provisional list of aspirants.

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