NEC Releases Provisional Results, As George Weah Captures 61.5% Of The Votes, While Joseph Boakai Receive 38.5%

CDC’s George Weah

The National Elections Commission (NEC) has released the first provisional runoff election with the presidential candidate of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), Senator George Manneh Weah capturing 61.5% of the total votes cast, while Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai of the Unity Party (UP) receiving 38.5% votes.

Addressing a widely attended news conference, NEC Chairman, Jerome Korkoya said the Commission will release another results from the Counties, this pronouncement by the NEC Chairman which was live on all local radio stations drew supporters of the CDC to jubilate around the country.

The NEC Chairman also disclosed that the next pronouncement of results from the just ended runoff election will be announced tomorrow at the same venue.


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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.