The National Elections Commission (NEC), on Saturday launched the Civil and Voter Education (CVE), campaign for the conduct of the 10 May 2022, Lofa County Senatorial By-election in the County.
The launch, under the auspices of the CVE Section of the NEC, took place simultaneously at the two local Magisterial Offices in Voinjama and Kolahun cities, respectively.
The launch commenced with a parade through the principle streets of Voinjama and Koluhun,
In a related development, NEC climaxed the burning process of ballot papers and other electoral materials used during the 2020 Special Senatorial Elections, National Referendum and two representatives’ by-elections from its Central Warehouse on Saturday, 9 April 2022. The materials were moved to its local magisterial office in Bensonville city for burning.
The burning is in line with section 4.16 of the new elections law. It states, “the Commission shall preserve all writs issued for election and all ballots cast and register of voters cast in an election until the validity of such election and its result can no longer be disputed. The ballot papers may then be destroyed”.https://thenewdawnliberia.com/nec-burns-2020-ballot-papers/