Liberia

Presidential 2005


Published

First round elections took place on 11 October 2005, with a second round run-off on 8 November 2005.

George Manneh Weah (Congress for Democratic Change) 28.3%
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (Unity Party) 19.8%
Charles Walker Brumskine (Liberty) 13.9%
Winston A Tubman (NDPL) 9.2%
Harry Varney Gboto-Nambi Sherman (COTOL) 7.8%
Roland Chris Yarkpah Massaquoi (NPP) 4.1%
Joseph D Z Korto (LERP) 3.3%
Alhaji G V Kromah (ALCOP) 2.8%
Togba-Nah Tipoteh (APD) 2.3%
William Vacanarat Shadrach Tubman (RULP) 1.6%
John Sembe Morlu (UDA) 1.2%
Milton Nathaniel Barnes (LDP) 1.0%

and a further 10 candidates, each receiving less than 1% of the vote.

Registered electors: 1,352,730
Votes: 1,012,673
Turnout: 74.9%

In the second round which took place on 8 November, George Manneh Weah received 40.6% of the vote and Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf received 59.4% and was thus elected President. Turnout was 61%.

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