Statement by the Press Secretary on Presidential Elections in Senegal

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

As Senegal’s citizens go to the polls on February 26, we call on Senegalese authorities to uphold internationally-recognized electoral standards to ensure that these elections reflect the will of the Senegalese people.

We encourage all registered Senegalese voters to make their voices heard by casting their ballot, and to do so peacefully.  We urge all political party leaders to lead by example, and encourage their supporters to respect the rights of their neighbors to express their will.  We also call on all Senegalese, including security forces, to exercise restraint, and refrain from any violence. We regret the loss of life that has occurred, and we offer our condolences to the families and friends of those who have been lost.

We and others in the international community stand together in calling for free, fair, transparent, and peaceful elections in Senegal.  The Senegalese people have come to deserve – and expect – nothing less.

About Albert N. Milliron 6987 Articles

Albert Milliron is the founder of Politisite. Milliron has been credentialed by most major news networks for Presidential debates and major Political Parties for political event coverage. Albert maintains relationships with the White House and State Department to provide direct reporting from the Administration’s Press team. Albert is the former Public Relations Chairman of the Columbia County Republican Party in Georgia. He is a former Delegate.

Milliron is a veteran of the US Army Medical Department and worked for Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Psychiatry.

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