Voter Registration Centers
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ECSL will proceed with the voter registration process in two phases. Phase ONE will start from September 3rd to September 17th 2022. Phase TWO will then continue from September 20th to October 4th 2022. You can find list of nearby centers where to register during the national registration period. Use the search box below to enter ward number where you would like to register. If you do not know your ward number, you can also search by district name. Make sure you have the correct spellings of the district. Try not to combine information that do not match. For example, searching for Tonkolili with Ward number 100 and phase 2 does not return result because Tonkolili does not have Ward number 100. The fastest way to search is to use district and town/village name. All registration centers can now be searched for online. If you do not see list of nearby registration centers, please contact ECSL for help.
Voter Registration FAQs!!
Three types of electoral systems will be used to conduct the 2023 Elections, and they are as follows:
- The Two-rounds system (Run-off) – to conduct the Presidential Election
- The First-Past-The-Post (simple majority) system will be used to conduct the Chairperson and Mayoral Elections, and
- The Proportional Representation (District Block) System will be used to conduct the election for Parliamentarians and Local
Party list proportional representation is an electoral system in which seats are first allocated to parties based on vote share obtained in an election, and then assigned to party-affiliated candidates on the parties’ electoral lists. For example, if a party earns 39% of the votes, it should get roughly 39% of the seats.
Section 38A of the 1991 Constitution of Sierra Leone, provides that where there are no established constituencies in accordance with subsection (3) of section 38 for the purposes of parliamentary election, such election can be conducted on the basis of the district block representation system instead of constituencies.
It is a form of PR in which an entire district a becomes a single constituency/ward which returns multiple members, as opposed to a single-member constituency/ward.
It is your civic right and responsibility to register and vote in elections
If you will be 18 years or older on the eve of 24th June 2023, come out and register.
Come out and register from 3rd September to 4th October 2022 from 0700 to 1700 daily to enable you to vote in the June 24, 2023 Presidential, Parliamentary and Local council elections.
If you don’t register now, you cannot vote.
Disability is not inability; all persons with disabilities are encouraged to come out and register in order to vote in the 2023 elections.
Bring your proof of identity when you come to register
One Sierra Leone, One Registration, One Identity Card.
All eligible Sierra Leoneans including women are encouraged to come out in numbers to register and contest/vote in the 2023 elections.
Registration Centres become Polling Centres on Election Day, so register at a centre in a Ward where you are ordinarily resident.
Yes. Make sure you collect your registration receipts after you register.