Electoral Commission For Sierra Leone

Election Roadmap

Election Cycle 2020 - 2024

By-election and Paramount Chieftaincy elections

Possible Conduct of Bye-elections and paramount chieftaincy election

Nov 2020

Voter Register Update

Preparation for the update of voters Register

Dec 2020

Field Data Capture

Log preparation for voter registration update (field data capture)

Read MoreJan 2021

Field Registration

First Voter registration update (field registration)

Feb - Apr 2021

Data Processing

Voter registration data processing

Read MoreMay - August 2021

Voter Registration Exhibition

First voter registration exhibition

Sept - Oct 2021

Finalize Registration

Finalize registration of voters

Dec 2021

Voter Cards

Printing of voter cards

Jan 2022

Second Voter Registration Update

Distribute voter cards and second voter registration update.

Feb - Mar 2022

Village Head Elections

Village head elections

Apr 2022

Local Government Elections

Local government elections.

June - July 2022

Second Voter Registration Exhibition

Second voter registration exhibition.

Sept - Oct 2022

Finalize Voter Register

Finalize voter register.

Dec 2022

Second Update Voter Cards

Print voter cards (for second update voter registration update).

Jan 2023

Voter Cards Distributions

Distribute voter cards ( second registration update)

Feb - Mar 2023

PCMP Elections

PCMP elections

May 2023

Presidential and Parliamentary Elections

General and presidential elections

Jun - July 2023

Boundary Delimitation Review

Preparation for the review of electoral boundaries delimitation for constituency, ward and villages (Ward C)

Jan - Apr 2024

Post-Election Evaluation

Post election evaluation

May - Jun 2024

Bye Election

Possible conduct of by-elections

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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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