(Monrovia-Liberia, 21 June 2020): the National Executive Committee, in consultation with the Governing Council of the Coalition for Democratic Change, announces the holding of democratic primaries for the selection of candidates ahead of the upcoming Senatorial elections in December.
The scheduled activity is pursuant to a unanimous resolution of the Governing Council of the Coalition for Democratic Change, which requires a conduct of primaries as most viable platform for the nomination of candidates to participate in December elections.
Consistently, a ‘Primaries Organizing Committee’ has been formed and constituted, naming partisan Jefferson T. Koijee as Chairman, Partisan Alexander Saydee, Co-Chairman, Partisan Eric Kpayea, Secretary, etc.
The entire process, which starts from 15 to 30 July 2020, will include all fifteen counties decentralized and grouped into Six Regions as follows;
Region-I, constituting Montserrado and Margibi Counties, conducts primaries in Montserrado from 15-21 July 2020, under the Committee Chairmanship of partisan Ronald K. Mendscole; while Region-II, grouping Rivergee and Maryland Counties, is scheduled to elect candidates in Harper from 22-23 July 2020, and is chaired by partisan Andrew Peters;
Similarly, Region-III, which includes Grand Gedeh, Nimba & Lofa Counties, holds Primaries In Zwedru from 27-28 July 2020, chaired by partisan Moses Kollie; as Region-IV, Grand Bassa, Rivercess & Bong Counties, will conduct primaries in Buchana from 18-21 July 2020, under the Chairmanship of partisan Bill Twehway;
Lastly, Region-V, Grand Kru & Sinoe Counties, goes to the polls in Barclayville between 28-29 July 2020, chaired by partisan C Mike Doyen, and; Region-VI, Gbarpolu, Bomi &
Grand Capemount Counties, will hold its primaries in Tubmanburg from 18-20 July 2020, presided by partisan Adama Robinson.
The attached document details additional information pertinent to the scheduled primaries, including the full composition/membership of all committees named to assist with the conduct of a successful democratic process.
Meanwhile, as the party enters this crucial and important phase, we encourage all partisans to continue to remain peaceful, law-abiding and tolerant at all levels, ensuring that the collective interests of our people—the interest of the Party—Remains Supreme.
Mulbah K. Morlu