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 Statement by Cllr. Jerome G. Korkoya Chairman, National Elections Commission (NEC) On the Final Announcement of Results of the July 31, 2018 Senatorial By-elections in Montserrado County August 3rd, 2018

Statement by Cllr. Jerome G. Korkoya

Chairman, National Elections Commission (NEC)

On the Final Announcement of Results of the

July 31, 2018 Senatorial By-elections in

Montserrado and Bong Counties

NEC Conference Hall, 9thStreet, Sinkor


Welcome to this third and final day of announcement of results from the July 31, 2018 Senatorial By-elections in Bong and Montserrado Counties. In today’s briefing, we will announce final results for Montserrado County.

You will recall that we announced final results from Bong County on yesterday August 2. 2018 during which time we declared Dr. Henrique Flomo Tokpa the Independent candidate as winner.


We take this time to extend special thanks and appreciation to the leadership and officers of the joint security forces for providing the enabling security environment for the successful conduct of the Senatorial By-elections. To the Government of Liberia, our International partners, Observer groups and the Media, we sincerely appreciate your roles and respective involvement throughout the process.

Complaint/Dispute Resolution

As stated yesterday, the NEC has not received any complaint on the conduct of the Senatorial By-elections or the tally process. With that said, we will now proceed to announce the final results from Montserrado County 

Reading of Results and Declaration of Winner in Montserrado County

Based on the results just read and in keeping with Section 2.9(g) of the New Elections Laws of Libria, I, on behalf of the Board of Commissioners of the National Elections Commission do hereby declare Joseph Saah Hardy of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) as the winner of the July 31, 2018 Senatorial By-election in Montserrado County. Senator elect Joseph will be certificated within the time frame provided for by law.

Updated results are available on the NEC website at

I thank you.

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September 24th, 2018 - October 06th 2018


September 24th, 2018 - October 09th 2018

Period for Objectios and Claims

October 01st, 2018 - October 05th 2018

Replacement of Lost and Damaged VR Cards

October 05th, 2018 - November 04th 2018

Accreditation of Party Agents and Observers for Polling Day

October 08th, 2018

Publication of Provisional List of Candidates

October 10th, 2018


October 15th, 2018

Last Day for Candidates to Appeal against Rejection

October 17th, 2018

Notification to Candidates for Acceptance or Rejection

October 17th, 2018

Last Day for Decision on Objections and Claims

October 17th, 2018

Final List of Candidates Published

October 17th, 2018 - November 18th 2018


November 09th, 2018

Publicaiton of Voting Precincts

November 20th, 2018


November 22nd, 2018

Announcement of Provisional Results

November 25th, 2018

Announcement of Final Results of Election

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