Liberia Presidential run-off election

Tuesday, December 26        Liberia voted in a Presidential run-off election between CDC (Congress for Democratic Change) candidate George Weah and UP (Unity Party) candidate Joseph Boakai. Turnout appeared to be lighter than the October 10 General Election of Presidential primary contenders and Representatives. Results are expected to be announced Friday, December 29.

Voter Identification Officer verifies registered voter at Wainsue Voting Precinct, Wainsue Community, Bong County.

Voter Identification Officer verifies registered voters at Wainsue Voting Precinct, Wainsue Community, Bong County.

7th grade students are granted a reprieve from dividing fractions for a Christmas Holiday and Presidential election. Schoolrooms throughout the country have been turned into polling stations. Ballot placement and inking officer sits between voting privacy curtain and ballot box, Wainsue voting Precinct, Wainsue Community, Bong County.

7th grade students are granted a reprieve from dividing fractions in time for a Christmas Holiday and Presidential run-off election. Schoolrooms throughout the country have been turned into polling stations. Ballot placement and inking officer sits between voting privacy curtain and ballot box, Wainsue voting Precinct, Wainsue Community, Bong County.

Voting family leaves Polling Station after casting their vote at James B. Flomo School, J.B. Flomo Town, Bong County.

Voting family leaves Polling Station after casting their vote at James B. Flomo School, J.B. Flomo Town, Bong County.

Liberia National Police provide a presence at some polling stations throughout Liberia. A peaceful transition of power is most important to Liberians.

Liberia National Police provide a presence at some polling stations throughout Liberia. A peaceful transition of power is most important to Liberians.

Co-Wata!, Co-Wata! Young vendor sells cold water to voters at David Fujue School, Gbartala Town, Bong County.

Co-Wata!, Co-Wata! Young vendor sells cold water to voters at David Fujue School, Gbartala Town, Bong County.

Impromptu market selling at David Fujue School, Gbartala Town, Bong County.

Impromptu market selling at David Fujue School, Gbartala Town, Bong County.

Friends watch the voting process after casting their ballot at David Fujue School, Gbartala Town, Bong County.

Friends watch the voting process after casting their ballot at David Fujue School, Gbartala Town, Bong County.

The day following Election Day, polling center supplies and logistics help arrives at Gbargna Magistrate Office and Warehouse, Bong County.

The day following run-off Election Day, polling center supplies and logistics help arrives at Gbargna Magistrate Office and Warehouse, Bong County. Polling center materials are checked in to be stored in the Magistrate warehouse, and logistics help line up to collect their fee.

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