CNHRDP-L Deploys 200 Election Observers in Montserrado, Margibi, Bong & Nimba Counties

MONROVIA: The CSO Network for Human Rights, Democracy & Peacebuilding in Liberia (CNHRDP-L) has deployed 200 Election Observers to monitor the conduct of the October 10, 2023 Presidential and Legislative Election.

According a release issued by CNHRDP-L over the weekend, “the observer’s mission will monitor election related activities in four major voter-rich counties including Montserrado, Margibi, Bong and Nimba counties respectively. Key activities that will be closely monitored amongst others include but not limited to the early start of voting, the presence of pull watchers including independent candidates and political parties representation at the various polling stations, the transparency in the voting process, closing of polls, the counting of ballots as well as the placement of results on the bulletin boards at the various polling stations.

“Other activities that would be closely observed will include the presence of police and joint security personnel, election-related violence and announcement of results.

“Following the observation exercise, CNHRDP-L will promptly issue preliminary press statement with respect to its observation on how the entire process was conducted with specific emphasis on the transparent, credible, free and fair nature of the election.

“CNHRDP-L wants to call on all registered voters to turn out in mass and exercise their rights to vote in line with the constitution of the Republic of Liberia. At the same time, CNHRDP-L would like to encourage all Liberians not to only remain peaceful during and after the October 10 election but also accept the results and outcome of the election.

“CNHRDP-L is the conglomeration of five major Civil Society Organizations (The Youth Against Drugs and Substance Abuse in Liberia – YADASA-Liberia, the Humble Youth – HYI, the Regional Watch for Human Rights Watch – RWHR, the Peace Building Resource Center – PBRC and the Cooperative Initiatives for Peace and Development – CIPAD) established to contribute towards the promotion of Human Rights, Democratic-governance and sustainable Peace in Liberia.

“Members of CNHRDP-L are renowned human rights and peacebuilding activists with impeccable track records who have worked over the years in their respective organizations and communities to promote human rights, democratic-governance and peace in Liberia”, release concluded.

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