This project work look into Electoral Reform and its Implications on Local Government Politics with particular reference to Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State. The research work is divided into five chapters with each chapter linking each other. The objectives of the research work among others include examining critically the concept of election in Nigeria, definition of electoral reforms as well as exploring deep into the various national political reforms conference embarked upon in Nigeria. In the course of compiling the research work, various works of literature were reviewed and all the information obtained was updated. Two methods of data collection were used i.e. the primary and secondary sources of data and the data was analyzed using simple percentage method for easy understanding. The findings revealed that the crisis of Nigerians since the seven point agenda and equally why the vision 2020 refused to work in Nigeria. Effort should be made to ensure that history will not be forgotten in the administration of Goodluck Jonathan as the only president that has found a lasting solution to electoral problems in Nigeria. At the end of the research work, it was recommended that there is a need for political commitment from the political leadership for successful electoral reform. In order to institutionalize a viable and efficient electoral system, the justice Uwai’s report on electoral reforms should be adopted in totality.