National Elections Commission (Liberia)

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NEC
Liberian Elections Commission.png
Agency overview
Formed1986
JurisdictionLiberia
HeadquartersMonrovia, Liberia
Agency executive
  • Jerome George Korkoya, Chairman
Websitewww.necliberia.org

The National Elections Commission (NEC) of the Republic of Liberia is an autonomous agency in Liberia that supervises the national elections of Liberia.

Staff[edit]

The following people are members of the Commission of 2013

  • Chairman: Jerome G. Korkoya
  • Co-Chairman: Sarah J. Toe
  • Commissioners:
    • Jonathan K. Weedor
    • Samuel Z. Joe
    • Jeanette A. Ebba-Davidson
    • Davidetta Browne Lansanah
    • Boakai Dukuly
  • Executive-Director
    • C.A. Lamin Lighe
  • Deputy Executive-Directors
    • Dweh Doeyen
    • Emma K. Togbah
    • Nathan P. Garbie

International aid[edit]

In 2009, a $17.5 million contract was offered to the NEC by USAID through the International Foundation for Electoral Systems.[1] The money was provided to support the Commission in holding the 2011 and 2014 general elections.[1][2] The aid was greeted by then election commissioner, James Fromayan.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jean-Matthew Nation, Tamba (29 October 2009). "Liberia to het $17.5m for polls". Daily Nation (Kenya).
  2. ^ a b B. Yates, Charles. "Ahead Of 2011 Elections: U.S. Government Gives US$17.5 m For NEC". Inquirer (Liberia). Archived from the original on July 22, 2011. Retrieved November 20, 2009.

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