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LIBERIA: PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ON PATH FOR A RUN-OFF

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MONROVIA – Liberia’s presidential election is on a path for a run-off.

Today the chairperson of the National Election Commission, Davidetta Brown-Lansanah announced provisional results that showed President George Weah and opposition leader, Amb. Joseph N. Boakai neck-to-neck.

President Weah holds a slim lead with 43.79% of the vote, while Amb. Joseph Boakai has 43.49%, according to tallied results from 98.4% of polling places, according to the National Elections Commission chairperson.

To avoid a run-off, the winner must secure more than 50% of votes cast.

On October 10 the National Elections Commission conducted presidential and legislative election.

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