MONROVIA: The National Elections Commission (NEC) Monday declared People’s Unification Party (PUP) Candidate James Emmanuel Nuquay as the winner of the just ended December 8 Special senatorial polls in Margibi County, as the Collaborating Political Parties take commanding lead against the Coalition for Democratic Change-led government.
Addressing a news conference Monday, NEC Chairperson Madam Davidetta Brown-Lansanah declared former House Speaker James Emmanuel Nuquay as Senator-elect for Margibi County with the total accumulation of 39,918 votes amounting to 59.65% followed by his rival of the CDC Representative Ivar Jones who accumulated 15,838 totaling 27.06%.
On Sunday, the National Elections Commission also announced Deputy Speaker, Prince Moye of the CPP as senator-elect of Bong County with 39,337 votes constituting 51.28 %; while Henry Yallah of the CDC obtained 25,247 constituting 32.91%of the total vote cast.
According to her, in Grand Bassa County, incumbent Senator Nyonblee Karngan Lawrence of the CPP was re-elected by with 22,476 votes constituting 42.01 % over CDC’s Gbehzohngar Milton Finley who obtained 20,346 votes constituting 38.03 %.
Meanwhile, the NEC boss also has declared CPP’s Semeon Taylor as Senator-elect for Grand Cape Mount County with 15,621 votes while Senator Victor Watson of the CDC secured 8,936 votes among other winners.
However, CDC Candidate, Gbehzohngar Milton Findley has submitted to NEC declaration regarding Senator Nyonblee Karnga Lawrence’ Victory.
“Congratulations to Senator-elect, Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence and our peace-loving people of Grand Bassa County,” the CDC Candidate expressed.