Opposition Unity Party Takes Early Lead in NEC Provisional Runoff Election Results

Nov 15, 2023 - 18:23
Nov 15, 2023 - 18:32
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Opposition Unity Party Takes Early Lead in NEC Provisional Runoff Election Results
NEC Boss, Davidetta Browne Lansanah

MONROVIA — The opposition Unity Party headed by Ex-Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai has taken an early lead in the 2023 presidential runoff reelection. 

Provisional results announced put UP of Amb. Boakai in the lead with 50.7 percent with incumbent President George Weah, obtaining 48.29 percent of the votes tallied by the National Elections Commission (NEC).

The results are announced from 1315 of 5890 polling places in 14 of the 15 counties in Liberia including Grand Cape Mount, River Gee, Montserrado, Grand Gedeh, Bong, Nimba, Rivercess, Sinoe, Gbarbolu, Maryland, Lofa, Bomi, Grand Bassa and Margibi. 

Results from Grand Kru was not announced due to the late start of tallying in the county.

Below are the provisional results per county: 

Grand Cape Mount

41 of 213

UP 6,447

CDC 4,948

RiverGee 

29 of 98

CDC 5,772

UP 2,094

Montserrado

557 of 2008 polling places

UP 96,789

CDC 85,821

Grand Gedeh 

65 of 163 polling places

CDC 15,681

UP 1,920

Bong

102 of 555 polling places

CDC 14,383

UP 12,204

RiverCess 

41 of 105 polling places

CDC 6,349

UP 2,755

Sinoe 53 of 152 polling places

CDC 9,951

UP 1,942

Bomi 

50 of 171 polling places

UP 8,071

CDC 4,759

Margibi

82 of 441 polling places

UP 13,600

CDC 10,099

Grand Bassa

14 of 405 polling places

CDC 1,172

UP 784

Nimba

127 of 736 polling places

UP 25,360

CDC 8,536

Gbarpolu

42 of 134 polling places

UP 5,610

CDC 4,507

Maryland

43 of 175 polling places

CDC 9,475

UP 2,630

Lofa

68 of 424 polling places

UP 12,835

CDC 6,162

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