#237vote MUNICIPAL AND LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS OF 9 FEBRUARY 2020: submission of nomination papers is in progress

As concerns the election of municipal councillors, nomination papers are being submitted at the various Council Branches of Elections Cameroon while regarding the election of Members of the National Assembly it is done either at the Divisional Branches or at the Directorate General of Elections.

After the convening of the electorate on 9 November 2019 by the Head of State, Elections Cameroon instantly made special arrangements for receiving nomination papers. It must be pointed out that in accordance with Section 164 of the Electoral Code: “candidatures shall, within 15 (fifteen) days from the convening of the electorate, be made out in triplicate, bearing the legalised signature of candidates”, that these special arrangements were made in the Council Branches of ELECAM in regard to the election of Municipal Councillors, and in Divisional Branches and at the Directorate General of Elections for the election of Members of the National Assembly.

It goes without saying that in strict compliance with the law, the doors of Elections Cameroon shall be kept open to all potential candidates right up to the 25th of November 2019 at midnight latest.