- As it announces receipt of joint legislative resolution
NEC Board Chairperson, Madam Brown-Lansanah
The National Elections Commission (NEC) would like to inform the general public that it has officially received the joint resolution, LEG-001/2022, for the conduct of the Lofa County Senatorial By-election. NEC made the announcement as it declared campaign open in the county.
The National Elections Commission is required by the joint resolution that was passed by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 54th Legislature of the Republic of Liberia to hold the by-election for the senatorial seat in Lofa County on the 28th of June in 2022.
In a letter to the Chairperson of the NEC, Madam Davidetta Browne Lansanah, President George Weah explained that his approval of the joint resolution is in line with Article 35 of the Constitution of Liberia.
In his letter, the Liberian Leader informs the NEC Chairperson that the joint resolution gives the Commission permission to hold the Lofa County Senatorial By-election on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. This information is included in the letter that the Liberian Leader sends to the NEC Chairperson.
The President of Liberia, George Weah, has expressed his optimism that the Lofa County Senatorial By-Election will be carried out smoothly and efficiently by the Commission.
In the meantime, the National Elections Commission has given the formal green light for political campaigns to begin in the Lofa by-election. According to the Commission, the political campaign began on Monday the 20th of June 2022, and will continue until Sunday the 26th of June 2022 at twelve in the morning.