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LIBERIA DECIDES-2017: CDC, UP remain front -runners

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George Weah and Joseph Boakai with Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine and other political stakeholders.
George Weah and Joseph Boakai with Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine and other political stakeholders.

MONROVIA, LIBERIA - The National Elections Commission (NEC) still maintains the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change and the governing Unity Party as front – runners in the October 10, 2017 Liberian Presidential race.

A provisional result announced Sunday, October 15, 2017 which is the fourth in the series of the results of the Tuesday’s Elections, detailed that.

According to NEC Chairman, Jerome Korkoyah, “CDC’s George Weah has obtained 572, 453 votes, representing 39.0 per cent; while UP’s Joseph Boakai got 427,550 votes amounting to 29.1 per cent”.

Chairman, Korkoyah said: “The Liberty Party(LP) of Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine, got 144, 359 to stand at 9.8 per cent, followed by the Alternative National Congress(ANC) of Alexander Cummings, having 104, 127 amounting to 7.1 per cent, while Movement for Democratic and Reconstruction(MDR) of Senator Prince Johnson attaining 102, 564,  to represent 7.0  per cent”. 

However, from the series of provisional results released by the National Elections Commission, placed 16 of the Presidential Candidates’ percentage obtained at 0.8 to 0.1, except for the All Liberia Party of Benoni Urey with 1.0 per cent.

Meanwhile, Chairman Korkoyah has disclosed that the subsequent results to be released by the NEC would climax final results of the elections.

 


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