Sierra Leone announces date for 2023 presidential elections

The Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone on Monday declared June 24 as the official date for the country’s 2023 presidential elections.

The presidential elections will go simultaneously with the elections of ordinary members of parliament and local councils representatives, Electoral Commissioner Mohamed Konneh told a press conference in Freetown, the capital.

The commission confirmed that it plans to register eligible voters from Sept. 3 to Oct. 4 for the elections.