Electoral Commission For Sierra Leone

Declaration Of Election Campaign Period for Village Head Election in the Western Area Rural District


In accordance with section 148, subsection (1) of the Public Elections Act 2012, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) hereby declares the period Tuesday 18th June to Thursday 27th June 2013 as Campaign period for candidates contesting the Village Head elections in the Western Area Rural District.

Candidates, agents and supporters are reminded about their obligations to abide by the Code on Election Campaign Ethics, as provided for in Section 155 subsection (1) of the Public Elections Act 2012 and the Code of Conduct for Political Parties published by the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC), to both of which they have subscribed.

The Commission wishes to entreat all contestants, supporters and the general public to be law abiding, and ensure that campaigns are free of violence and disruptions, as peaceful campaigns are a necessary condition for transparent and credible elections as well as the sustainability of our hard won peace. Dated this 13th day of June 2013


Dr. Christiana A.M. Thorpe

Chief Electoral Commissioner and Chairperson

National Returning Officer

National Electoral Commission

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FYI: A total of 3,374,258 voters registered in the 2022 voter registration exercise.  Click here for breakdown


  1. It is your civic right and responsibility to register and vote in elections.
  2. Come out and register from 3rd September to 4th October 2022 to enable you to vote in the June 24, 2023 Presidential, Parliamentary and Local council elections.
  3. If you don’t register now, you cannot vote.
  4. Disability is not inability; all persons with disabilities are encouraged to come out and register in order to vote in the 2023 elections.
  5. Bring your proof of identity when you come to register.
  6. One Sierra Leone, One Registration, One Identity Card.
  7. Women  are encouraged to come out in numbers to register
  8. Women are also encouraged to contest/vote in the 2023 elections.
  9. Voter registration is from 3rd September to 4th October 2022.
  10. If you will be 18 years or older on the eve of 24th June 2023, come out and register.
  11. Go to the nearest registration centre within your Ward and register between the period 3rd September to 4th October
  12. Registration Centres become Polling Centres on Election Day, so register at a centre in a Ward where you are ordinarily resident.
  13. All Registration Centres will open 7:00a.m to 5 p.m. Monday to Sunday/every day
  14. Make sure you collect your registration receipts after you register.
  15. Sierra Leone has a new registration system now; everybody must register again in 2022.
  16. See list of registration centres/polling centres here

please check regularly for date of exhibition and id cards distribution

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