Towards the end of 2018, the Senate passed an amended version of the Electoral Act, and the President declined to sign it. Following many complaints about the eventual conduct of the 2019 General Elections, we analysed the provisions of the 2018 Electoral Act as amended, and have taken a lot at how it would have impacted on the conduct, and outcomes of the 2019 General Elections, if it had been passed into law and as a result, had been in effect during the elections. The aim is to highlight these with the hope that the stakeholders will settle their differences and pass the law before the end of the current legislative calendar, so that Nigeria’s electoral process can continue to improve.

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