NEC Launches Election Essay Contest For Poll Workers

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The National Elections Commission (NEC), in collaboration with Democracy International (DI), has officially launched its election essay contest for poll workers who participated in the 2020 special senatorial election (SSE) and the November 16, 2021 representative by-election.

   The United States Aid for International Development (USAID) is providing funding for the 2022 election essay contest.

   The poll worker’s 500-word election essay competition is under the theme, “My Duty, My Country, My Future”.

   According to a NEC release Monday, poll workers can submit a 500-word essay about their experience and motivation as a poll worker as it relates to their civic duty. The Essay may be typed or hand written.

   The NEC release disclosed that the election essay contest started on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 and ends on April 22, 2022.

   “Electronic essays can be submitted to EDA-EssayContest@democracyinternational.com, while hard copies can be delivered to Democracy International Liberia Office, between 12th and 13th Streets, Sinkor.

   “The Winner of the 2022 election essay will have the opportunity to meet and greet with the Board of Commissioners of NEC, US Ambassador to Liberia, and the USAID Mission Director to Liberia,” the release noted.

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