CDC National Secretary General Unveils Primaries Plans

Posted by Administrator (admin) on May 20 2014
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The Secretary General (SG) of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC), Nathaniel McGill, divulged the CDC Primary process across the country on the Truth Breakfast Show with Mamadee Diakite today, May 19, 2014.  He explained that the CDC Primaries for the Special Senatorial Elections of 2014 will run from June 6-8, 2014.  The Primaries will be regionalized into 3 regions with five (5) counties each. Delegates from the counties will assemble in different regions.  Grand Bassa County will host Region 1, Bong County will host Region 2, and Maryland County will be the Region 3 host.  Region 1 will consist of host Grand Bassa, Montserrado, Rivercess, Gbarpolu, and Grand Cape Mount Counties.  C. Mike Doryen, CDC’s Vice Chairman for International Affairs will Chair the team conducting the Primaries in Region 1.  He will be supported by Rev. Festus Logan as Co-Chairman for Elections;  Jefferson Koijee Co-Chair for Statistics; and Magnus Nian Secretary General.  

In Region 2, Bong County will host Lofa, Nimba, Margibi, and Bomi Counties.  Hon. Mulbah Morlu, Vice Chairman for Operations of the CDC will Chair the team for Region 2 along with Mr. Lewis Wright Co-Chairman for Elections;  Isaac Roberts Co-Chair for Statistics; and Mrs. Pam Taylor as Secretary General.

Mr. Boka Wreh is Chairman for the Region 3 Primary Election team in Region 3.  Mr. Wreh will be teamed with Mr. Kai Farley as Co-Chair Elections, Ms. Fametta Roseler as Co-Chair Statistics,  and Mr. Habakkuk Woimei as Secretary General.  Maryland will serve as host county for Region 3 whose other participants will compose of Grand Kru, Grand Gedeh, River Gee, and Sinoe Counties.  

Just as a sample, Hon. McGill stated that more than 102 delegates are expected to represent Montserrado County.  The SG further stated that regulations will be published on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.  The application period for aspirants runs from now to May 31, 2014.

The SG said the process will be very transparent even though there have been elections problem historically in nearly any elections.  He averred that the requirements for candidates include domicility, citizenship, and membership in the CDC.  He stated that as an aspirant for Gbarpolu County, he will not be involved in the primary process to ensure full transparency and independence of the process.

The overall coordination will be led by the CDC 2014 Primary National Steering Committee chaired by Mr. Nathaniel R. Patray, III .  As required by the CDC Constitution, the National Chairman of the CDC, Hon. George Solo will be the Ex-Officio for the National Steering Committee.




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