THE European Union has urged government to implement electoral reforms in good time as last minute changes in the electoral process will be perceived as suspicious. Speaking during a press briefing, Thursday, Chief of Election Follow Up Mission, Maria Arena, said the mission’s main objective was to assess the progress made in the electoral reform process ahead of the 2026 general election. She said the Mission had offered 22 recommendations in which six were a priority for further electoral reforms, which included repealing the Public Order Act and enacting a law on political party campaign financing among others. “Since my arrival on Monday together with my team, I have met with various [stakeholders] in the electoral process, the Electoral Commission...

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