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Sierra Leone Presidential Election and Parliamentary Elections, 14 May 2002

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Published by Commonwealth Secretariat .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elections & referenda,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Sierra Leone,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Political Process - Elections,
  • Reference,
  • Political Science / Elections

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesElection Observer Group Reports Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8265908M
    ISBN 100850927196
    ISBN 109780850927191

    Sierra Leone - Political parties Party politics in Sierra Leone have a long and lively history. The Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP), formed in , dominated politics from its inception until , when the All People's Congress (APC) claimed to have won a plurality of the seats in a . Leone also has a Post Office Savings Bank. Most banks closed during the rebel attacks of the late s. The International Monetary Fund reports that in , currency and demand deposits — an aggregate commonly known as M1 — were equal to $ million. In that same year, M2 — an aggregate equal to M1 plus savings deposits, small time deposits, and money market mutual funds — was $


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Sierra Leone Presidential Election and Parliamentary Elections, 14 May 2002 by Commonwealth Secretariat. Download PDF EPUB FB2

13 rows  Party: Votes: Percent: Seats: Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) 1, %: All People's Congress (APC)%: Peace and Liberation Party (PLP). General elections were held in Sierra Leone on 14 May to elect a president and parliament. Incumbent President Ahmed Tejan Kabbah of the Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) was re-elected with more than 70% of the votes in the first round, meaning that a second round of voting was not required.

In the parliamentary elections, the SLPP received almost 70% of the vote, winning 83 of the. EU Election Observation Mission to Sierra Leone 2 Final Report on the Presidential and Parliamentary Elections 14 May results in two southern districts, Pujehun and Bonthe, where President Kabbah got respectively % and % of the votes.

The special vote for the army and the police was not handled according to the procedures. Dates of elections / renewal (from/to): 14 May Purpose of elections: For the first time since the civil war was declared officially over in Januaryelections were held for all seats in Parliament. General elections had previously been held in February Background and outcome of elections.

Last Presidential election: Parliamentary elections were last held FebruaryPopulation and number of registered voters: Population: 4, () Registered Voters: 2, () Gender Data: Female Population: 2, () Is Sierra Leone a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (21 September ). Get this from a library.

Sierra Leone presidential and parliamentary elections, 14 May [Commonwealth Observer Group.; Commonwealth Secretariat.]. An open source database of information on all Sierra Leone elections, including candidates, election types, election results, boundary delimitations, and news.

Registered Voters -APC: 83, %: RUFP: 7, %: GAP: 4, %: SLPP: 22, %: MOP--UNPP: 2, %: NDA--YPP: 1, %: PDP: 1, Sierra Leone Presidential Election and Parliamentary Elections, 14 May Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group (Commonwealth Election Reports) [Commonwealth Observer Group] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Commonwealth Observer Group.

FROM FORMER BENIN PRESIDENT NICEPHORE SOGLO - On behalf of The Carter Center election observation delegation and my co-leader, Ambassador Gordon Streeb, I would like to offer the following preliminary remarks about the Sierra Leone Presidential and Parliamentary Elections on Broader Democratic and Peace Processes The May 14 elections represent a tremendous step.

An open source database of information on all Sierra Leone elections, including candidates, election types, election results, boundary delimitations, Presidential Election Results Sierra Leone Presidential Election Results Displaying Presidential Election Results Analysis of the Results.

Download NEC Official Press Release. Sierra Leone's post-conflict elections of Article (PDF Available) in The Journal of Modern African Studies 41(02) - June with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Jimmy Kandeh. Presidential and Parliamentary elections in Sierra Leone, the Commonwealth Secretary-General sent an Assessment Mission to Sierra Leone from 21 to 26 Mayin line with the guidelines adopted by Commonwealth Heads of Government in The Assessment Mission was mandated to.

Sierra Leone (/ s i ˌ ɛr ə l i ˈ oʊ n (i)/ (), also UK: / s i ˌ ɛər ə-/, US: / ˌ s ɪər ə-/), officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, informally Salone, is a country on the southwest coast of West Africa.

It is bordered by Liberia to the southeast and Guinea to the northeast. Sierra Leone has a tropical climate with a diverse environment ranging from savanna to rainforests, a Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic. In MayThe Carter Center observed the first presidential and parliamentary elections to take place in Sierra Leone following a decade of devastating civil war.

The war, which was closely connected to conflicts in neighboring Liberia and Guinea, left approximat people dead andmutilated, and displacedothers. Electoral system.

The President of Sierra Leone is elected using a modified two-round system, with a candidate having to receive more that 55% of the vote in the first round to be elected.

If this is not achieved, a run-off will be held. The elected members of Parliament (increased from in the elections) were elected from single-member constituencies by first-past-the-post voting. Sierra Leone holds general elections today as they choose a new president, parliamentarians as well as local council leaders.

This is considered. Friday, 23rd November Statement from NEC Chairperson on the conduct and result of the Presidential Elections held on 17th November 1. In exercise of the powers conferred upon it by sections 33 and 38(8) of the Constitution of Sierra Leone, (Act No.

6 of ), and section 70(1) of the Public elections Act. (Act No. 4 of ), The National Electoral Commission (NEC. The APC’s success in the presidential and parliamentary elections can be ascribed to three major factors.

First, Sierra Leoneans had become extremely frustrated with Kabbah’s government for its inability to deal with the country’s rising unemployment, abject poverty, high adult illiteracy, corruption, and crumbling infrastructure.

Sierra Leone's opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio has won the country's presidential election re-run, the electoral commission said on Thursday. Bio, a former military ruler, won percent. The presidential and parliamentary elections in Sierra Leone were the third generation of elections since the end of the civil war.

President Kabbah was prohibited by the Constitution from running for a third term. Unlikewhen Sierra Leoneans went to the. Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 December Sierra Leone’s Western Area is the district most famous for swing voting.

In and elections, the SLPP got the highest percentage of votes in the Western Area. Inthe SLPP got 60% of the Western Area votes. By and on to pivotal elections, the APC had taken over Western Area. Two Political Parties, All Peoples Congress and Sierra Leone Peoples Party agents have been in attendance to observe the tallying process.

Based on the progress of receipt and tallying of elections results in all regional tally centers, official declaration of elections results will. (1) For the purpose of registering voters for the election of the President of Sierra Leone, members o£ `Parliament and members of a local Council, the Electoral Commission may, by statutory instrument, divide Sierra Leone into wards.

Sierra Leone’s presidential and legislative elections offered citizens an opportunity to consolidate the gains made since the end of armed conflict in by providing genuine competition for political power at both the presidential and parliamentary levels.

Author: Yusuf Bangura: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 April The March 31st,presidential run-off election was an amazingly close race. The result has left the All People’s Congress party (APC) quite humbled.

Julius Maada Bio of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) emerged victorious with % of the votes. His rival, Samura Kamara of. Dates of elections / renewal (from/to): 26 February 27 February Purpose of elections: Elections were held for 68 seats of the new House of Representatives provided for in the Constitution.

General elections had last been held in May Background and outcome of elections. Sierra Leone scraps tactile voting system for elections Disability rights have taken a step back, with Sierra Leone also failing to include deaf and immobile people in election planning Published. Elections in Sierra Leone: General Elections.

Frequently Asked Questions. Page 3 of 4. use tactile ballots in the March elections. Tactile ballots enable blind and visually-impaired persons to identify their preferred candidate by feeling the ballot paper, all thought they may not see it. Who is managing security on Election Day.

Elections in Sierra Leone: November 17 Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Elections Frequently Asked Questions Page 2 of 5 Local Councilor Elections A total of local councilors will be elected to 19 local councils across wards nationwide.

One. This debate took place in the run-up to the November parliamentary elections in Sierra Leone as part of an evaluation of the impact of voter knowledge initiatives. On Novem the people of Sierra Leone go to the polls in presidential, parliamentary, and local council elections.

This will be the third presidential election since Sierra Leone’s decade-long civil war ended inand it will be an important benchmark for judging the extent of its post-conflict recovery.

President Ernest Bai Koroma of the All People’s Congress (APC) is the. Sierra Leone's elections may look like a party – but pride in the polls is serious Sixteen years after the end of hostilities, memories of Sierra Leone’s brutal civil war keep enthusiasm for Author: James Courtright.

Elections in Sierra Leone After a particularly brutal civil war in which rebels were known to hack off children's limbs, Sierra Leone is holding presidential elections that mark a return to normality.

InSierra Leone conducted presidential and parliamentary elections resulting in a peaceful transfer of power from one political party to another, an important milestone in the country’s advance as a developing democracy. To maintain that momentum and ensure that citizens remain confident in government and its ability to provide for the public good, USAID continues to support programs.

Sierra Leone's opposition candidate, Julius Maada Bio, has rushed to take his presidential oath in a hotel after winning the run-off election. Mr Maada Bio is a former military ruler who briefly. The incumbent president, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), won the May 14 elections in Sierra Leone with percent of.

He was elected to a second term in a May 14 election. These previous elections were all conducted in view of the effect of the rainy season on voters. Historically, Sierra Leone elections were conducted in the dry season in April for similar reasons. AM BST 14 May THE thousands of voters who had both hands cut off by rebels in Sierra Leone are being instructed to leave a print of.

Home Uncategorized Results of the Sierra Leone Presidential Elections – Results of the Sierra Leone Presidential Elections – Aug Publisher and Chief Executive Officer KABS KANU Uncategorized 0. Presidential Election – 11 August Final Results Summary National Electoral Commission.

Presidential Election by District. In this photo, voters in Sierra Leone wait in line to take part in presidential, parliamentary and local elections. (Rebecca Blackwell/AP) By Luisa Enria and Jamie Hitchen.

In AugustSierra Leone held presidential and parliamentary elections. However, no presidential candidate won a majority of votes. A runoff election was held in September, and Ernest Bai Koroma was elected president.

Geography: Location: Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Liberia.Sierra Leone is further divided into chiefdoms. [1] The chiefdoms are hereditary, tribal units of local governance.

[1] The World Bank sponsored the creation of elected local councils in [1] Political parties and elections. The next parliamentary and presidential elections in Sierra Leone will take place on Aug