Christopher Wyrod

Christopher Wyrod coordinated democracy assistance to Sierra Leone for the National Endowment for Democracy from 2003 to 2007 as the Program Officer for West Africa. He is currently the resident representative for the International Republican Institute in Timor-Leste (formerly East Timor).

January 2008, Volume 19, Issue 1

Sierra Leone: A Vote for Better Governance

Five years after the close of a horrifying civil war, Sierra Leone held the freest elections in its history. Voters turned out the party that had overseen the war's end, blaming it for having mishandled governance since then.