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2018 Sierra Leone general elections: The voting process | Africanews - 11 months ago, 7 Mar 02:18

By: Abdur Rahman Alfa ...

Sierra Leone is aiming to consolidate its democratic credentials and that of the West Africa sub region when they go to the polls on Wednesday February 7 to elect a set of political representatives. As a general election, the process comprises, the presidential, legislative, the mayoral and local level officials. The most keenly contested vote, however, is the presidential poll that has sixteen aspirants running (14 men and two women). The main contenders are the ruling APC party’s Samura Kamara and the main opposition SLPP’s Julius Maada Bio. The voting process is very much like it is across Africa and parts of the world. Prospective voters will have to be on the voter roll and to present their voter identification documents or any acceptable IDs to be allowed to vote. The process can be summarized as follows: 1. All things being equal, on arrival at a polling station a person ...
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