Liberian court cancels referendum on presidential terms and dual citizenship

Published: 19/Nov/2020
Source: Reuters

MONROVIA (Reuters) – Liberia’s supreme court has cancelled a national referendum scheduled for next month on constitutional changes that would reduce the length of the president’s term and allow for dual citizenship, citing a procedural issue.

The court said in a ruling late on Wednesday that the ballots for the Dec. 8 vote violated the law by presenting multiple referendum questions on the same sheet of paper.

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Themes: Dual Nationality
Regions: Liberia
Year: 2020