Official preliminary results in the presidential election show George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change leading his nearest opponent, Joseph Boakai of the Unity Party, by a margin of 31,150 votes.
Strong Start for Weah but Run-Off 'Unavoidable'
Observer, 13 October 2017
Official preliminary results in the presidential election, announced by the National Elections Commission (NEC) yesterday, showed Sen. George Manneh Weah of the Coalition for… Read more »
Based on the progressive tally by the NEC, the above chart shows the distribution of valid votes in the presidential race between CDC (blue), UP (green) and other parties collectively (grey)
Liberia Provisional Elections Result Has Weah, Boakai in the Lead
FrontPageAfrica, 12 October 2017
Liberia's National Elections Commission (NEC) has unveiled the first provisional results of this week's presidential elections putting football legend George Manneh Weah and vice… Read more »
NEC Chairman Jerome Kokoya (right) announcing provisional results
Political Parties Asked to Desist From Early Celebration
The Liberia Elections Early Warning and Response Group (LEEWARG) and its partners, are cautioning political parties and supporters to remain calm as the results are being announced… Read more »
Why Weah and Boakai Are Poised for Run-Off
Observer, 12 October 2017
Coalition for Democratic Change standard bearer George M. Weah and Unity Party standard bearer Joseph N. Boakai could end up in a 2nd-round election to decide who becomes President… Read more »
Election Body to Begin Announcing Provisional Results Today
The chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Cllr. Jerome George Korkoya, has called on the general public to accept only elections results from the NEC. In his first… Read more »
'Disruption' Forces New Election in Nimba Precinct
The National Election Commission (NEC) says it has quarantined voting materials from precinct No. 33019, containing four polling stations in District 4, Nimba County. Read more »
Liberty Party Threatens Lawsuit Over October 10 Polls
The fate of the just ended elections is hanging in the balance; flaws, irregularities and suspected fraud have given reasons for political parties to protest the results. Read more »
An Election Day Fraught With Problems - What the Consequence Will Be Is Anyone's Guess
Observer, 11 October 2017
There were problems in too many places around the country as millions of Liberians lined up in their various electoral precincts yesterday to cast their votes in this most crucial… Read more »
The World Has Finally Found Out
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The former soccer icon is among 20 presidential candidates running to replace President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Read more »
The head of the Ecowas Elections Observers Mission to Liberia, former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama, has said the electoral process faced several challenges including the ... Read more »
Some voters have complained about not finding their names on the roll. But the chairman of the National Elections Commission, Jerome Kokoya, has said that the situation was being ... Read more »
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