How significant is the Vice Presidential pick in Liberia?

The Unity Party’s (UP) selection of 48 years old James Emmanuel Nuquay, the current Speaker of the House of Representative, and the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) selection of Senator Jewel Howard-Taylor, the ex-wife of convicted warlord Charles Taylor, have incited heated discussions around a persistent social media topic: How significant is the VP pick in Liberia’s election?

Globe Afrique decided to explore this question by looking at the probability that today’s VP candidates may someday become President, in keeping with the Constitution of the Republic of Liberia.

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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.