GNN Commences Its Weekly Presidential Poll, River Gee Puts Joseph Mills Jones On Top, Captures This Week

From George Kayee/River Gee/

Some 2017 Presidential Candidates - Boakai, Bruskine,Weah, Tipoteh, Jones, Johnson, Cummings and Urey
Some 2017 Presidential Candidates – Boakai, Bruskine,Weah, Tipoteh, Jones, Johnson, Cummings and Urey

GNN-Liberia has commences its weekly presidential poll around the Country aimed at putting forth  those presidential candidates who have over the week captured the interest of Liberian electorates around the country as Liberia draws closer to the 2017 general and presidential elections.

According to GNN’s team of pollsters in River Gee headed by George Kayee who is also the head of a local radio station, during an opinion polls conducted on Radio Gee 90.2 FM, 13 of 26 callers on the radio station favored the political leader of the Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE), Dr. Joseph Mills Jones as the most preferred choice for the presidency come 2017, making specific reference of his microloan program when he was at the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL).

Additional candidates whose names came out by the callers were the political leader of the Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction (MDR), Nimba County Senator, Prince Y. Johnson who got six callers in his favor, 5 callers favored the ruling Unity Party (UP) candidate, Vice President Joseph N. Boakai who received 4 callers in his favor.

For the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) presidential candidate who is also Montserrado County, George M. Weah got 4 callers in his favor, Cllr. Charles W. Brumskine, the political leader of the Liberty Party (LP) also got 3 callers while Mr. Alex Cumming of Alternative National Congress received a caller.

This survey will be conducted through the help of community radio stations nationwide every week in order to test those who are being favored for the 2017 general and presidential elections.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.