Christiana Thorpe Says 75% Of Results Now Being Processed And Official Declaration Of Winners Will Commence In A Few Days

 

 

On Monday 19th November 2012, the Chief Electoral Commissioner and National

Returning Officer made an on the spot visit to Regional Tally Centers in Bo, Kenema
and Makeni to monitor ongoing tallying of elections results by courtesy of UNIPSIL
Since the commencement of the result tallying process on the night of Saturday 17th
November 2012, the exercise has been conducted on a 24 hour basis by three sets of
data center staff on three shifts of eight hours each.

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CHRISTIANA THORPE

 

NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION
OAU Drive, Tower Hill-Freetown
UPDATE ON ELECTION RESULTS TALLYING AT REGIONAL TALLY CENTERS

On Monday 19th November 2012, the Chief Electoral Commissioner and National
Returning Officer made an on the spot visit to Regional Tally Centers in Bo, Kenema
and Makeni to monitor ongoing tallying of elections results by courtesy of UNIPSIL
Since the commencement of the result tallying process on the night of Saturday 17th
November 2012, the exercise has been conducted on a 24 hour basis by three sets of
data center staff on three shifts of eight hours each.

Political Parties, National Elections Watch (NEW), other national and international
observers that were accredited are observing the process.

Out of a total of 9,493 polling stations 7,175 polling station results (75%) are now being
processed.

Eastern Region

The Eastern Region has a total of 1,985 polling stations. Results for 1,511 have been
received and are now being processed.

Northern Region

The Northern Region has a total of 3,302 polling stations. Results for 2,055 stations
are now being processed.
Southern Region

The Southern Region has a total of 1,908 polling stations Results for 1,402 polling
stations are now being processed.

Western Region

Out of a total of 2,298 polling stations, results for 2,207 are now being processed.
Two Political Parties, All Peoples Congress and Sierra Leone Peoples Party agents have
been in attendance to observe the tallying process.

Based on the progress of receipt and tallying of elections results in all regional tally
centers, official declaration of elections results will commence within the next few days.

Signed:

Christiana A. M. Thorpe
Chief Electoral Commissioner/Chairperson
National Electoral Commission

 

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