Weah polls 39.2% out of 74% votes counted – Liberia’s NEC

Football legend George Weah has polled 39.2 percent out of the 74 percent of the valid votes counted, Liberia’s National Election Commission (NEC) has said. The figures released Saturday also showed current Vice President Joseph Boakai and presidential candidate of the ruling Unity Party recording 29.6 percent. The 74 percent represents 1.19 million valid votes […]

George Weah takes comfortable lead in Liberia presidential poll

Provisional results released by Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) put African football great, George Weah, in a comfortable lead. The figures showed the two-time presidential aspirant was ahead in 11 out of 15 counties, though most of the votes are yet to be counted. Vice President Joseph Boakai was leading in one county and comes […]

Provisional results in Liberia election trickling in

Provisional results are trickling in from several polling centres across Liberia after what has been described by international observers as peaceful general elections. The Tuesday exercise was to elect a new president out of the 20 competing candidates and 73 senators. The country’s National Elections Commission (NEC) is expected to have all the results from […]