Liberian Voters In Queue To Choose New President
Most of those securing spaces symbolically by placing stones in queues are first-time voters. They have 20 options to choose for President. The vice president of the current regime, Joseph Nyumah Boakai, along with three-time contestant, Charles Walker Brumskine, former Coca-Cola executive Alexander Cummings, soccer legend George Weah, businessman Benoni Urey, ex-warlord Prince Johnson are amongst the fore runners in this election. Macdella Cooper is the only woman in the race.
The much anticipated elections is just few hours away and voting officially starts at 8:00 AM Tuesday morning, but eager voters have started lining up stones in queues at polling centers to mark their positions in real queues when day breaks.
Most of those securing spaces symbolically by placing stones in queues are first time voters, some say the election is very critical; therefore, they cannot take it for granted.