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LIBERIA DECIDES-2017: NEC declares first Presidential provisional results

Jos Garneo Cephas
Some Polling Staff of the NEC sorting out  ballot papers at a local pooling station in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.
Some Polling Staff of the NEC sorting out ballot papers at a local pooling station in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-The National Elections Commission (NEC) has released its first official Presidential provisional results of the October 10, 2017 elections.

The first results considered four leading parties, including the ruling Unity Party, the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), Liberty Party and the Alternative National Congress (ANC), and their performances so far.

The NEC Chairman, Cllr. Jerome Korkoyah, during the announcement, warned all parties to refrain from announcing election results which is not verified by the NEC and asked them to remain responsible.

NEC Chairman, Cllr. Jerome Korkoyah, addressing journalists att the Headquarters of NEC

Chairman Korkoyah, however, announced a portion of the presidential results covering all 15 counties, excluding the Representative election results for now. The results are as followed:

Bomi County: 32 Polling Place(s) of Total 158 Polling Places ( 20.25% )

BOAKAI, Joseph Nyuma (UP) 2,807 - 33.1 %
BRUMSKINE, Charles Walker (LP) 381- 4.5 %
CUMMINGS, Alexander B. (ANC) 584 - 6.9 %
WEAH, George Manneh (CDC) 3,763 - 44.4 %

Bong County: 241 Polling Place(s) of Total 502 Polling Places ( 48.01% )

BOAKAI, Joseph Nyuma (UP) 24,367- 34.0 %
BRUMSKINE, Charles Walker (LP) 3,882 -5.4 %
WEAH, George Manneh (CDC) 28,233- 39.4 %

Grand Bassa County: 78 Polling Place(s) of Total 388 Polling Places ( 20.10% )

BOAKAI, Joseph Nyuma (UP) 1,786- 8.3 %
BRUMSKINE, Charles Walker (LP) 10,350 - 48.4 %
WEAH, George Manneh (CDC) 6,950 - 32.5 %

Grand Cape Mount County: 22 Polling Place(s) of Total 171 Polling Places ( 12.87% )

BOAKAI, Joseph Nyuma (UP) 2,152 - 37.5 %
BRUMSKINE, Charles Walker (LP) 179 - 3.1 %
WEAH, George Manneh (CDC) 2,663 - 46.4 %

Grand Gedeh County: 24 Polling Place(s) of Total 167 Polling Places ( 14.37% )

BOAKAI, Joseph Nyuma (UP) 704  -12.0 %
BRUMSKINE, Charles Walker (LP) 131- 2.2 %
WEAH, George Manneh (CDC) 4,462 -76.1 %

Grand Kru County: 28 Polling Place(s) of Total 99 Polling Places (28.28%)

BOAKAI, Joseph Nyuma (UP) 742 -10.8 %
BRUMSKINE, Charles Walker (LP) 628 - 9.2 %
WEAH, George Manneh (CDC) 3,982-58.2 %

Lofa County: 123 Polling Place(s) of Total 417 Polling Places ( 29.50% )

BOAKAI, Joseph Nyuma (UP) 27,614 - 78.1 %
BRUMSKINE, Charles Walker (LP) 3,112 - 8.8 %
WEAH, George Manneh (CDC) 2,036 - 5.8 %

Margibi County: 107 Polling Place(s) of Total 382 Polling Places ( 28.01% )

BOAKAI, Joseph Nyuma (UP) 10,720 - 34.6 %
BRUMSKINE, Charles Walker (LP) 2,093 - 6.8 %

Maryland County: 42 Polling Place(s) of Total 156 Polling Places ( 26.92% )

BOAKAI, Joseph Nyuma (UP) 1,612 - 15.0 %
BRUMSKINE, Charles Walker (LP) 400 - 3.7 %

Montserrado County: 252 Polling Place(s) of Total 1790 Polling Places ( 14.08% )

BOAKAI, Joseph Nyuma (UP) 20,211 - 26.6 %
BRUMSKINE, Charles Walker (LP) 5,438 - 7.2 %
WEAH, George Manneh (CDC) 38,285 - 50.4 %
CUMMINGS, Alexander B. (ANC) 7,301 - 9.6 %

Nimba County: 94 Polling Place(s) of Total 699 Polling Places (13.45% )

BOAKAI, Joseph Nyuma (UP) 4,744 - 18.1 %
BRUMSKINE, Charles Walker (LP) 1,143 - 4.4 %
WEAH, George Manneh (CDC) 1,848 - 7.1 %

Rivercess County: 31 Polling Place(s) of Total 97 Polling Places (31.96%)

BOAKAI, Joseph Nyuma (UP) 1,089 - 13.7 %
BRUMSKINE, Charles Walker (LP) 2,970 - 37.3 %
WEAH, George Manneh (CDC) 2,873 - 36.1 %

Sinoe County: 49 Polling Place(s) of Total 136 Polling Places (36.03%)

BOAKAI, Joseph Nyuma (UP) 1,771- 13.1 %
BRUMSKINE, Charles Walker (LP) 24 - 5 1.8 %
WEAH, George Manneh (CDC) 9,391- 69.3 %


River Gee County: 83 Polling Place(s) of Total 95 Polling Places (87.37%)

BOAKAI, Joseph Nyuma (UP) 3,369 -15.9 %
BRUMSKINE, Charles Walker (LP) 956 - 4.5 %
WEAH, George Manneh (CDC) 12,883 - 60.7 %

Gbarpolu County: 26 Polling Place(s) of Total 133 Polling Places (19.55% )

BOAKAI, Joseph Nyuma (UP) 2,768 - 37.4 %
BRUMSKINE, Charles Walker (LP) 286 - 3.9 %
WEAH, George Manneh (CDC) 3,075 - 41.6 %

More results are expected to come as the elections house verifies them.
 

 


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