Isabel Linzer
Isabel Linzer
Former NDI Project Assistant for CEWA
Washington, DC

Isabel Linzer is a former project assistant for Central and West Africa at NDI. During her time at NDI, she primarily focused on NDI's international election observation to Liberia's 2017 elections. Isabel graduated from Wesleyan University in 2017 with a B.A. in Government and French.

A View from Election Eve in Liberia: Behind the Scenes of an International Election Observation Mission

The author on Tubman Boulevard in Monrovia struggling to hear a call about logistics from fellow NDI staff while running other Election Day errands (photo credit: Madeline Wilson)

Two former presidents and a former foreign minister sat in a conference room while I searched for a hat. It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but it was the very real start to December 25, 2017, the eve of the Liberian presidential runoff.

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