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Liberia: Weah, Boakai in early result lead [The Morning Call]

Liberia: Weah, Boakai in early result lead [The Morning Call]

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Early election results announced by Liberia’s National Elections Commission shows football icon and Senator George Weah has taken the lead.

The former international footballer led in 11 counties including Grand Kru, Sinoe, River Gee and Grand Gedeh County where he polled 76.1% of the votes.

He was trailed by the Vice President Joseph Boakai who led in only the Lofa County by 78.1% while Charles Walker Brumskine also led in Grand Bassa and Rivercess.

The National Elections Commission Chairman Jerome Korkoya announced the results of 1,232 polling places out of the over 5,000 in the 15 counties.

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