Liberians Confused As Who To Trust In 2017 Presidential Elections – As Electorates Ponder Who’s Who For The Race

Our pollsters around the Country say during their opinion poll during the last five days as to who is most preferred choice for the presidency come 2017 have discovered that most of those talked to sat they are confused as whose named to suggest in their opinion poll.

However, according to our pollsters, few names have been picked as their preferment   during the 2017 presidential race where over twenty candidates have expressed their intention for the nation’s highest office.

The survey shows that names that are commonly called by those asked including the Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia who is also the political leader of the newly registered political party, the Movement For Economic Empowerment (MOVEE), Dr. Joseph Mills Jones, the current Vice President of Liberia, Ambassador Joseph Nyuma Boakai of the ruling Unity Party (UP), Senator George Manneh Weah; political leader of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC), and Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine of the Liberty Party (LP) have all leading in the opinion poll conducted during the last five days.

As our opinion poll is getting better each day, we will be release our poll after every five days to see who is been preferred by the people as to who will run Africa’s oldest Republic, Liberia, when President Ellen Johnson shall have turned over the leadership to the elected candidate.

This poll is done County by County:

1.    Montserrado County

Dr. Joseph Mills Jones is the Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia, and political leader of the Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE) seems to be gaining some support from mainly rural dwellers due to his CBL loan scheme aimed at empowering Liberians. He is reportedly to be winning the electorates support for the 2017 presidential election with 21% of those Liberians talked expressed their blessings for his election.

Senator George Weah  of the CDC is gradually bouncing back for his presidential bid following some CDC partisans outcry that he won’t be the right choice for the presidency due to poor performances at the Liberian Senate where he is been described as a ‘Bo Bo Lawmaker’ 19.4% of those who agreed that he will reach to the top when come to 2017 election.

Ambassador Joseph N. Boakai is been given an eagle eye by many Liberian electorates as to whether he can take over from his current boss, President Ellen Johnson Sieleaf as Vice President and Vice Standard Bearer of the current ruling Unity Party.

Many who talked during the poll are of the assurance that Boakai being a much matured politician and administrator will make the difference when elected to the presidency. 18.9% of those who spoke to agreed that he will do his best when elected.

Charles W. Brumskine, is gradually gaining the support of many, who believes that ‘bygone should be bygone’ despite of his previous errors where he was accused of being one of the supporters of Charles Taylor. But others still feel uncomfortable of his bid for the 2017 presidency. According to our opinion poll, 16% of those talked to expressed support for the Liberty Party political leader, and agreed that he will be elected as Liberia’s next President.

Jones Nhinson Williams is the political leader of the New Liberia Party (NLP), one of the newest registered political parties. His presidential bid for the 2017 is gradually nailing the ears of Liberian electorates, many of whom have over the years carefully watched his track recordings as a true Liberian abroad. Those who expressed reservation that his presidency will yell a fruitful results when elected dropped to 16.9%.

Benoni Urey’s quest for the presidency is gradually growing amongst Liberians with those spoke to saying his election for the nation’s presidency will bring economic empowerment as one of Liberia’s richest businessman. His political party, the All Liberian Party (ALP) swells daily with people who think he should take the leadership of the country. 14% of those spoke agreed that he will make the difference when elected as President of Liberia.

Simeon Freeman, Political leader of the Movement for Progressive Change name is not been heard regularly in the ears of Liberians, especially those who think Liberia should be ruled by individuals who will take their country to another level.

During a survey by our pollsters, 11.8% agreed that he should be given a chance.

2.    Bomi County

Dr. Joseph Mills Jones  clocked 24.9% agreed that his bid for the presidency will gain a fruitful result.

Senator George Weah  to capture state power drops to 18.9 %.

Ambassador Joseph N. Boakai tagged 19.8%.

Cllr. Charles Brumskine 14% agreed that he will do better.

Benoni Urey has taken 11%

 Simon Freeman of the Movement for Progressive Change (MPC) 13% agreed and expressed supports his bid for the presidency.

Many of those who spoke to our team on the presidency of Jones Nhimson Williams, political leader of the New Liberia Party (NLP) wonder as to whether he is already to handle state power after spending all his years in the United States. Others said his advocacy over the years for the people of Liberia must not be disregarded, but rather show some appreciation of his advocacies which helped to bring relief to Liberians during the civil war. Those who opting for his rule climb to 14.9%

3.    Grand Cape Mount County

Some of the residents in this County expressed their support to Dr. Joseph Mills Jones bid for the presidency emphasizing his institution, the CBL’s support towards improving their livelihood through the provision of a loan scheme. 27.9% expressed support to his presidential bid.

Senator George Weah’s support in this county seems not to be encouraging, as many of the youthful population say they are still ‘reading the political terrain’ of the CDC, stating the inconsistences of its political leader. But for others, the CDC is their political choice come 2017, 22.9% has agreed to support the CDC till to the end.

Some residents of the county speaking to our team of pollsters said the election of Dr.  Joseph N. Boakai who is Vice President of Liberia, and Vice Standard Bearer of the ruling Unity Party is like ushering in the same Government of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, but others he is qualify to rule Liberia after the term of this current shall as expires. 21.9% say he should be elected in 2015.

Charles W. Brumskine’s Liberty Party is said to be struggling in galvanizing support in that part of the country with some residents speaking of their indecisiveness as to who to support. 14% say they are preparing to cast their ballot in favor of the Liberty Party in 2017.

4.    Gbarpolu County
George Weah’s CDC in that county is trading 17.7%, Joseph N. Boakai  of the UP 16.5%, Charles W. Brumskine (LP) – 12%, Joseph Mills Jones (MOVEE) – 23%, Benoni Urey (ALP) – 10%, Simon Freeman (MPC) – 9% ,  Jones Nhinson Williams (NLP) – 4%,  

5.    Lofa County
George Weah (CDC) – 18.7%, Joseph N. Boakai (UP) – 25%, Charles W. Brumskine (LP) – 22%, Joseph Mills Jones (MOVEE) – 22%, Benoni Urey (ALP) – 10%, Simon Freeman (MPC) – 10% ,  Jones Nhinson Williams (NLP) – 7%

6.    Nimba County
George Weah (CDC) – 21.7%, Joseph N. Boakai (UP) –     17.5%, Charles W. Brumskine (LP) – 16%, Joseph Mills Jones (MOVEE) – 22.5%, Benoni Urey (ALP) – 18%, Simon Freeman (MPC) – 9% ,  Jones Nhinson Williams (NLP) – 4%

7.    Bong County
George Weah (CDC) – 24.7%, Joseph N. Boakai (UP) – 21%, Charles W. Brumskine (LP) – 18%, Joseph Mills Jones (MOVEE) – 22%, Benoni Urey (ALP) – 10%, Simon Freeman (MPC) – 9% ,  Jones Nhinson Williams (NLP) – 18%,      

Maryland County
George Weah (CDC) – 20.7%, Joseph N. Boakai (UP) – 26.5%, Charles W. Brumskine (LP) – 18.9%, Joseph Mills Jones (MOVEE) – 24.%, Benoni Urey (ALP) – 10%, Simon Freeman (MPC) – 9% ,  Jones Nhinson Williams (NLP) – 14%

9.    Sinoe County
George Weah (CDC) – 22.7%, Joseph N. Boakai (UP) – 15.5%, Charles W. Brumskine (LP) – 18%, Joseph Mills Jones (MOVEE) – 28.4%, Benoni Urey (ALP) – 11%, Simon Freeman (MPC) – 9% ,  Jones Nhinson Williams (NLP) – 7%

10.    River Gee County
George Weah (CDC) – 22.7%, Joseph N. Boakai (UP) – 23.5%, Charles W. Brumskine (LP) – 13.2%, Joseph Mills Jones (MOVEE) – 21.5%, Benoni Urey (ALP) – 10%, Simon Freeman (MPC) – 9% ,  Jones Nhinson Williams (NLP) – 23.7%

11.    Grand Gedeh County
George Weah (CDC) – 21.7%, Joseph N. Boakai (UP) – 16.5%, Charles W. Brumskine (LP) – 18%, Joseph Mills Jones (MOVEE) – 27.%, Benoni Urey (ALP) – 10%  

12.    River Cess County
George Weah (CDC) – 21.%, Joseph N. Boakai (UP) – 22.5%, Charles W. Brumskine (LP) – 22%, Joseph Mills Jones (MOVEE) – 11.5%, Benoni Urey (ALP) – 10%, Simon Freeman (MPC) – 9% ,  Jones Nhinson Williams (NLP) – 4%

13.    Grand Kru County
George Weah (CDC) – 20.7%, Joseph N. Boakai (UP) – 26.5%, Charles W. Brumskine (LP) – 22%, Joseph Mills Jones (MOVEE) – 18.5%, Benoni Urey (ALP) – 10%, Simon Freeman (MPC) – 9% ,  Jones Nhinson Williams (NLP) – 4%

14.    Margibi County
George Weah (CDC) – 21.7%, Joseph N. Boakai (UP) – 26.5%, Charles W. Brumskine (LP) – 22%, Joseph Mills Jones (MOVEE) – 21.5%, Benoni Urey (ALP) – 10%, Simon Freeman (MPC) – 9% ,  Jones Nhinson Williams (NLP) –

15.    Grand Bassa County

George Weah (CDC) – 20.7%, Joseph N. Boakai (UP) – 22.5%, Charles W. Brumskine (LP) – 22%, Joseph Mills Jones (MOVEE) – 26.5%, Benoni Urey (ALP) – 11%, Simon Freeman (MPC) – 10% ,  Jones Nhinson Williams (NLP) – 10%

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