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Liberia - Obtain a Voters card

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Procedure[edit]

  • In order to be eligible to vote in the next national elections in Liberia you should first register for voting.
  • It is of most importance for all Liberian who carry a national identification card to participate in the election to insure that their voices are heard and to elect the right people for the next period in Liberia and create a democratic rule for their families in Liberia.
  • If you have a national identification card and a Voters card please follow the following steps
  • For one to register as a voter, he/she must present him/herself, with a national Identity card or a Liberian passport to the registration officer at the center he/she wish to be registered.
  • However, there are 2 types of Voter Registration:
  • Continuous Voter Registration.
  • This occurs through out the year, unless there is a by-election within a certain area, General Election or Referendum.

If a person wants to register as a voter during the Continuous Voter registration period, one must present himself/herself at Magistrates office in the count, Which is a District Elections Co-coordinators office; so as to be registered as a voter.

  • Annual Registration of Voters
  • This is a process whereby the registers are revised and updated.
  • This exercise is done once a year.
  • During this period, registration takes place at the registration centers.
  • During elections the registration centers are converted into polling stations.
  • This exercise is done nationwide.
  • The Annual registration period is usually 30 days.

Apply Online[edit]

Voting Registration Process.

I;troduction

After you enter your national voters card the site will take you to the registration page fill all the required information and record the confirmation that every thing is clear.

  1. Hospital.
  2. Name your child.



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Required Documents[edit]

  • Full names of a voter
  • Citizenship of a voter
  • Date of birth of a voter
  • National Identity Card or a Liberia Passport.
According to the biometric system, the following information is required;
  • Fingerprints
  • Facial features
  • Names
  • Gender
  • Identification number.



Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

National Election Commission Liberia

Joey T. Kennedy

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC INFORMATION & OUTREACH

Content Management

Email,jkennedy@necliberia.org



National Election Commission Liberia Floyd Oxley Sayor

Data center Coordinator

Email. fsayor@necliberia.org



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Eligibility[edit]

According to the Liberian law, a person shall be qualified to be registered as a voter in *Elections to the National assembly and in the elections of the President if he/she:

  • Is a citizen of Liberia who has attained the age of eighteen years and possesses a National Identity Card or a Liberian Passport.
  • Has been ordinarily resident in Liberia either-
    • for a period of not less than two year immediately preceding that date or;
    • for a period of, or periods amounting in the aggregate to, not less than fours years in the eight years immediately preceding that date.
  • Has for a period amounting in the aggregate to, not less than five months in the twelve months immediately preceding that date, been ordinarily resident in the constituency in which he applies to be registered, or has for such a period or periods carried on business there or, has for such a period or periods been employed there or has for such a period or periods lawfully possessed land or residential buildings there.



Fees[edit]

Voter registration is free of charge



Validity[edit]

The voters card is valid for long time



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Processing Time[edit]

Processing takes 30 working days.


Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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Instructions[edit]

  • You can only participate in elections if you are a registered voter.
  • You can register as a voter at any designated voter registration within the Magistrates office, at the county assembly ward or the constituency where you wish to vote.
  • It is the responsibility of each registered voter to inspect the register and inform the registration officers of any corrections they wish make in the register of voters on their particulars.
  • You can register as a voter in order to participate in the General Elections (for Presidential, Parliamentary, and Local Authorities), By-elections and Referenda.
  • If a person qualifies to register as a voter and has not done so, the person is automatically nullified in participating in the electoral process.


Required Information[edit]

  • Full names of a voter
  • Citizenship of a voter
  • Date of birth of a voter
  • National Identity Card or a Liberian Passport.
According to the biometric system, the following information is required
  • Fingerprints
  • Facial features
  • Names
  • Gender
  • Identification number.



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Need for the Document[edit]

Registration is the process whereby qualified Liberian are registered by the National Elections Commission of Liberia (NEC) as voters. Registering as a voter will give you the opportunity to elect leaders for your country at the national and county levels. You can only participate in elections if you are a registered voter.

It is your right and duty as a responsible citizen to elect your leaders and only registered persons are allowed by law to participate in elections in Liberia. Once a person has been entered into the voters register after registering then that person is deemed to be a legally registered Voter and can participate in elections.

Once you live and pay taxes in Liberian, you must contribute your quotas by going to the polls to deciding who should be your leader. This can only be done if you are a registered voter with legitimate voters cards to vote.



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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.



External Links[edit]

http://necliberia.org/other.php?&7d5f44532cbfc489b8db9e12e44eb820=MzA0



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