MONROVIA, Dec 8- Liberians are expected to go to the polls on Tuesday, December 8 to vote for 15 senators and two representatives.
They are to also vote in an eight count referendum one of which calls for dual citizenship. For the referendum, the current leadership is calling for the reduction of presidency from six years to five years as well as Senators from nine years to 7 and Representatives from 6 to five years.
Also, the official time from rainy season in October to November. In addition to that, there will be reduction in the tenure of the speaker and deputy speaker as well as the president Pro-Tempore.
“I think this a crucial election today. The day we have been waiting for. I am going to vote this morning and nothing is going to stop me. I will tell my little girl that your father voted and was part of the change in the date of elections,” Papa Kamara a resident of Cow field told this paper Tuesday.
Ahead of that, the president George Weah in a state of the Nation address late Monday called on all Liberians to vote peacefully and called on state security to ensure the safety of all Liberians.
Over 200 observers are expected to monitor the vote.