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The National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) Held a Consultation with Civil Society Organizations

The forum was attended by all five Board management, the Chief Executive of the Board and all the representatives of the departments of the Board, and the Chairperson of the board, Birtukan Midekssa, opened the meeting. In her speech, the chairperson highlighted the contribution of the CSOs and thanked them. She further explained the significance of CSOs by indicating that the preliminary statement made, and the upcoming statements to be made by the organizations have big impacts on the improvement of the election process.

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The National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) has consulted with political parties who have filed complaints related to the 6th General Election Process

The National Election Board of Ethiopia consulted with political parties who had participated in the 6th General Election and complained about the voting process. The consultation, which was attended by the chairman of the Board, Birtukan Mideksa, and the vice chairman of the board, Woubshet Ayele, intended to address the grievances of the parties and to enable them to share their constructive ideas that will help them find a quicker and better solution with respect to the time the Board has. This was stated by the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Board in their speech.

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The National Election Board of Ethiopia gives a press briefing today, June 26, 2021

The National Election Board of Ethiopia gives a press briefing today, June 26, 2021. Therefore, we would like to inform the media that meets the following criteria to cover the press briefing to be held at Skylight Hotel at 4:30PM.

- Display the board's media accreditation badge

- Only two professionals from one media can participate. (including photo/video professionals)

National Election Board of Ethiopia

Some Points about the Announcement of Results of the Election

One of the major targets of an election process is to properly compile voting results and announce them step by step to the public on time. The Board is expected to gather, organize, and announce to the public results transferred from polling stations to the headquarters by using modern information technology. Unless there exists a proven uncontrollable situation, an official announcement consisting of the following points is released in 10 days after the Election Day.

Accordingly, when election results are released, the following are also included.

Announcement to all political parties that participated in the 6th General Election

It is recalled that the 6th General Election was held on June 21st, 2021. The National Election Board of Ethiopia has set up a desk to entertain complaints from political parties and has received complaints through phone calls, SMS, and letters. It is also recalled that solutions were given to the problems that could be solved on that day.

The National Election Board of Ethiopia gives press briefing today, June 24, 2021

Therefore, we would like to inform the media that meets the following criteria can cover the press release to be held at Skylight Hotel at 4:30PM.

- Being a registered media organization by the Ethiopian Media Authority

- Display the board's special report neck badge

- Only two professionals from one media can participate. (including photo/video professionals)

National Electoral Board of Ethiopia

Short Notice from the National Election Board of Ethiopia

The 6th national election ended peacefully yesterday. Accordingly, the results of the census are being announced today at the polling stations. Voting will continue today in areas where voting was not completed yesterday.

Based on this

1. Voting continues in all constituencies of Sidama Region starting at 11:00 am and will end today.

2. Voting in some constituencies of Gambella Region where the process was interrupted will continue today starting from 2:00 pm and will end today.

Election Day in pictures

Citizens are voting in most parts of Ethiopia, and here are some of the pictures from the polling stations.

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Who Are Eligible Voters?

1. A voter, who is present at the polling station where she is registered to vote, has the right to vote if she

A) Has voter registration ID card;

B) Has a valid identity card or other document verified during voter registration; or whose identity has been verified by witnesses during the registration process;

C) Whose name is on the voter register,

D) When it is determined that she did not vote before