MONROVIA — Amb. Joseph Nyumah Boakai, standard bearer of the opposition Unity Party, has taken an early lead in the 2023 presidential election.
The UP standard bearer leads President George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) from results coming from 6 polling places in Bomi and Montserrado Counties.
Today, according to the National Elections Commission through chairperson, Madam Davidetta Browne-Lansanah out of 4,126 total votes from three polling places in Bomi County, the UP candidate obtained 2543 votes constituting 64.1 percent of the votes, while President Weah of the ruling CDC got 1,134, amounting to 28.54%.
Accordingly, she said in Montserrado County, from a total of 1,243 votes from three polling centers, Boakai took 576 votes constituting 47.56% and President Weah collected 547 votes constituting 45.17 percent.