election excitement, Monrovia, Liberia

With Presidential and Representative elections scheduled for Tuesday, October 10, enthusiasm fills the streets of Monrovia. Parades, rallies, leaflets, megaphones on motorbikes, all focus is on their candidate to elect.

A rally heads down Newport Street in Monrovia. Representative Aliou Varney Bah is running to represent District 7 in Monrovia.

A rally heads down Newport Street in Monrovia. Representative Aliou Varney Bah is running to represent District 7, Montserrado County, in Monrovia.

Political revelers mix with the local "waiter market" women on Newport Street, Monrovia.

Political revelers mix with the local “waiter market” women on Newport Street, Monrovia.

Voter registration, which took place in February, 2017, issued voter cards to more than 2 million Liberians. Voter turnout for the 19 Presidential candidates and numerous Representatives should be stellar, as Liberia declares next Tuesday, Election Day, a National holiday.

Excitement on Broad Street, Monrovia, in support of Madam Kebbeh Forkpa Collins, running for Representative, 7th District, Montserrado County, Monrovia.

Excitement on Broad Street, Monrovia, in support of Madam Kebbeh Forkpa Collins, running for Representative, 7th District, Montserrado County, Monrovia.

Political fever on Broad Street, Monrovia.

Political fever on Broad Street, Monrovia.

As a non-voting foreign resident of Monrovia, I make no endorsements of candidates.

This entry was posted in Liberia and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *