Brumskine Appeals to Voters for Change in Direction

Campaigning for Liberia's presidential election in October has shifted into high gear, with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf seeking a second six-year term. Charles Brumskine, a 60-year-old lawyer who ran third in the country's first post-war poll in 2005, is the Liberty Party standard-bearer. AllAfrica's Boakai Fofana and Reed Kramer spoke to him.

Charles Brumskine (in blue shirt) on a voter-registration campaign.

Documents

  • Liberia:   Nation Prepares for October Election

    ISS, 12 July 2011

    Liberia's National Elections Commission (NEC) has given the go-ahead for the commencement of campaigning for the 2011 presidential and legislative elections, which… Read more »

  • Liberia:   Liberty Party Storms Nimba

    Analyst, 11 July 2011

    Barely a week after the National Elections Commission (NEC) gave the green light, the Liberty Party (LP) has launched its campaign for the 2011 Presidential and General Elections… Read more »

  • Liberia:   Race for Presidency Kicks Off

    Analyst, 5 July 2011

    Finally, the National Elections Commission (NEC) has called the electoral race to order, announcing the opening of political campaigns today. But as parties and independent… Read more »

  • Liberia:   LP Presidential Team Tours Bong

    Analyst, 8 June 2011

    Citizens of Bong County, in central Liberia, have demonstrated their support for Cllr. Charles W. Brumskine and Sen. Franklin Siakor of the opposition Liberty Party (LP) over the… Read more »

  • Liberia:   Brumskine Raps Potential Voters

    Analyst, 30 May 2011

    As the clock ticks onto the D-Day so are politicians stepping up their respective crusades to woo voters, using every available opportunity and forum. Read more »

  • Liberia:   Brumskine's U-Day Rhythm

    Analyst, 16 May 2011

    In observance of National Unification Day, the political leader of the opposition Liberty Party, Charles W. Brumskine joined thousands of residents of the slum community of West… Read more »