NEC Launches Voter Education Campaign Tomorrow -For First Phase in 6 counties

MONROVIA – In a bid to ensure maximum participation of Liberians in the electoral process, the National Elections Commission (NEC) will on 24 February 2023 launch the first phase of the nationwide Civic and Voter Education (CVE) campaign and the CVE cells for the 2023 General Elections in six counties.

According to a press statement issued from NEC and signed by Prince Dunbar, Deputy Director of Communications, the campaign will simultaneously be launched in Montserrado, Bomi, Grand Cape Mount, Grand Bassa, Gbarpolu, and Margibi counties under the theme  “Strengthening and increasing Citizen’s Participation”.

The statement also said to officially kick off the campaign, there will be a parade from the old Ministry of Education on Broad Street to the Headquarters of NEC in Sinkor, where indoor programs marking the CVE launch will convene.

“The aim of the CVE launch is to encourage all citizens, irrespective of status, that have attained the age of 18 years and above to turn out to register during the voter registration exercise from 20 March – 11 May.

“The campaign, according to the NEC will raise awareness about the voter registration process, which will be in two phases: phase one from 20 March to 9 April and phase two from 21 April to 11 May”, the statement said.

The statement concluded by saying that to ensure mass community participation in the CVE campaign, the Commission has hired community-based organizations (CBO) to serve as CVE cells in the 73 electoral districts to support the outreach activities.

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