The Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone ECSL, on Sunday, May 21, 2023, released a Notice declaring and publishing the election campaign period for the 2023 presidential, parliamentary, and local council elections.

The Chief Electoral Commissioner of ECSL, exercising the powers granted by Section 154 of the Public Elections Act, 2022 (Act No 17 of 2022), and after consulting with registered political parties and candidates participating in the elections, hereby declares the following:

The period from Tuesday, May 23 to Thursday, June 22, 2023, from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm daily, is designated as the election campaign period in Sierra Leone.

Following the campaign period, a cooling-off period will take place from Friday, June 23, 2023.

Election day is scheduled for Saturday, June 24, 2023.

Furthermore, the Commissioner publishes the attached Election Campaign Calendar of Events and emphasizes that political parties, candidates, and their supporters must adhere to all election campaign laws, regulations, and the PPRC Regulatory Framework on Political Campaigns, to which political parties have committed.

Wishing all the candidates success in their election campaigns.

Here is a comprehensive timetable for the 16 Districts: