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Vol 52 No 23

Published 18th November 2011


Liberia

New challenges after messy elections

The President won easily but the damage to her authority and to political stability will need careful repair

The Congress for Democratic Change presidential candidate Wilson A. Tubman had already decided to boycott the presidential run-off when police shot dead four of his supporters on 7 November. The next day, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, then sole candidate, won the poll with 90% of the vote, albeit on a low turnout of 40% (AC Vol 52 No 22).

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