The Liberia Kickball Federation – LKF has released guidelines for its pending elections scheduled for April 24, this month. The electoral guideline signed by the ad-hoc election chairman, Ahmeh Tukpah states that all aspirants must hold a membership with the Federation or a Club for at least a season.
It stated further that candidates wishing to contest for any position must submit a written application to the Commission with a passport photo and a letter of recommendation from any member Clubs of the Federation.
Receipt of applications and registration of aspirants opened on Monday April 12 and will run through the 19, while screening of applications will take place on the 19 and 20 of April respectively. The guideline is also quoted as saying the publication of the names of qualified candidates will be done on April 21st, while protest and protest hearing will take place on April 22nd.
Count 15 of the guideline states that campaigning will be done from the 20th through the 23. According to the electoral guideline, a copy of which is in the position of the New Dawn Sports, lists the positions to be contested for as President, Vice Presidents for Administrations, Operations, Secretary General, Treasure and Chaplain.
All Contestants will have to pay non refundable fees for registration as per their position of interest. All candidates for the position of President will have to pay $50.00 USD, while Candidates for the two Vice Presidencies will pay the amount of $30.00 USD each and $26.00USD is required of candidates for the position of Secretary General.
The amount of $20 and $15.00 USD will have to be paid by candidates contesting the positions of Treasure and Chaplain respectively. Members of the Liberia Kickball Federation are expected to on Saturday April 24, 2010 vote in a new corps of officers for a four year term. The election is the first in the history of the Federation since it official establishment in the 90s.