Weah Goes Back On Top -With 4 Polling Centers left

MONROVIA : After going down by slight votes against his closest rival Ambassador Joseph Nyuma Boakai, President George Manneh Weah yesterday, Wednesday, October 18, 2023 returned to the top of the results table with the total vote count of 803,674 while Boakai scored 796,313 votes at the close of the release of the results announced by the Chairperson of the National Elections Commission(NEC), Madam Davidetta Brown Lassanah from 5886 of the 5890 polling places nationwide and only a paltry 4 polling places remaining.

The results again confirmed that the two top contenders could not secure the mandatory 51% of the total votes to pull a straight win in the first round as both of them got 43.84% and 43.44%,respectively, sealing the duel to go into a second round of the election to determine the final winner which is expected to be held on November 7, 2023.

According to Madam Brown Lassanah, the registered valid votes were 1,833,189 while the invalid votes were 114, 597 and the total votes cast were 1,947,786 votes.

Here is the list of vote counts by counties as of Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Bomi County

George Manneh Weah  -18,052

Joseph Nyuma Boakai-25,258

Bong County

George Manneh Weah:     76,776

Joseph Nyumah Boaakia   67,124

Grand Bassa County         

George Manneh Weah      46,651

Joseph Nyuma Boakai      36,214

Grand Cape Mount        

George Manneh Weah     22,908

Joseph Nyuma Boakai     23,806

Grand Gedeh County    

George Manneh Weah   34,419

Joseph Nyuma Boakai     4,638

Grand Kru County

George Manneh Weah   24,222

Joseph Nyuma Boakai      2,556

Margibi County

George Manneh Weah   49,874

Joseph Nyuma Boakai    57,178

Maryland County

George Manneh Weah   34,419

Joseph Nyuma Boakai      5,420

Montserrado County

George Manneh Weah   318,053

Joseph Nyuma Boakai    320,727

Nimba County

George Manneh Weah     50,269

Joseph Nyuma Boakai    137,433

Sinoe County

George Manneh Weah    29,621

Joseph Nyuma Boakai       4,467

River Gee County

George Manneh Weah    19,130

Joseph Nyuma Boakai       4,417

Figures from Rivercess, Lofa and Gbarpolu were not read at the briefing because they had earlier completed their county.

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