As the due date for the decision of who will lead Liberia for the next six years draws closer, the National Elections Commission (NEC) of Liberia has released the calendar of events for the 2023 Presidential and Legislative Elections.
According to the official publication of the NEC, the activities leading to the October 10, 2023 Presidential and Legislative Elections will begin with the Accreditation of Party Agents, Media, and Observers for the Voter Registration which will run from January 23, 2023 to February 20, 2023.
The NEC additionally stipulated the period from February 6, 2023 to February 20, 2023 as the period for the publication of Voter Registration Centers.
Meanwhile, the Liberia Election House named February 20, 2023 as the date set aside for the official Launch of the Civic Voter Education for Voter Registration process, while the Voter Registration itself runs from March 20, 2023 to May 11, 2023.
The official date for the conduct of the 2023 Presidential and Legislative Elections is October 10, 2023.
The Constitution of the Republic of Liberia states that “Voting for the President, Vice President, Members of the Senate and members of the House of Representative shall be conducted throughout the Republic on the second Tuesday in October of each election year”.
Against this backdrop, October 10th, which falls on the Second Tuesday of October in 2023 has been stipulated as the date of the Presidential and Legislative Elections in conformity with the constitution of Liberia.