In 2017 the details of 2.14 million people are included on the voter register of which 49% are women and 51% men.
A UNDP facilitated meeting supported the drafting of the Ganta Resolution that is signed by all political parties strengthening their commitment to peaceful elections. This resolution provided the foundations for the Farmington River Declaration agreed at the ECOWAS summit in June 2017.
For the first time in Liberia’s electoral history 30,000 tactile ballots will be introduced at polling station level to ensure visually impaired voters can vote in secrecy enjoying the same rights as other community members.
A national civic and voter education campaign targeting the voting population is employing traditional communication platforms such as palaver huts and engaging community leaders to raise community awareness and increase voter participation.