Only flagbearers to be allowed to challenge presidential poll results
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Only flagbearers to be allowed to challenge presidential poll results


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The reviewed manual on Election Adjudication which was launched by the Judiciary has among other things prescribed that only a candidate in the presidential elections will be allowed to initiate a petition against the election results.
"Now if you are interested in pursuing or initiating a presidential election dispute, you must have been a candidate in that election and you can only sue the one who has been declared as the winner and the EC," Justice Jones Dotse said at the launch on Tuesday.
Four editions later, the review committee says this year's manual has some new amendments to the laws regulating the process of registration of voters, and the conduct of elections brought by the Public Elections Amendment Regulations, 2020, and the new Public Elections Regulations, 2020,.


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