Sool and Buuhoodle Voter Registration Preliminary Findings
Friday, September 2, 2016: The voter registration of the upcoming March 2017 presidential and House of Representatives elections has peacefully started in Sool region and Buuhoodle district on 23rd August 2016. Voter registration has been successfully completed five regions of Togdheer, Awdal, Saaxil, Maroodi- Jeex and Sanaag and Sool region is going to be the last region that its people are registering in order to participate Presidential and House of Representatives elections in Somaliland.
Somaliland Non- State Actors Forum (SONSAF) and Somaliland Society in Europe (SSE) held extensive discussions during the months of September and October of this year. These discussions focused on the electoral process and the need for timely, free and fair elections to be held on 28 March 2017.
To accelerate finalizing the voter registration process and to produce preliminary voter list, final voter list and distribution of voter cards in timely fashion is essential to the electoral process of Somaliland.
SONSAF published a Somaliland pre - election Report 2016 - 2017. The report which consists of 96 pages focuses on the voter registration process, legal framework, electoral process assessment and captures all aspects pertaining to the pre-election period of the upcoming elections.