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The National Elections Commission (NEC) is today expected to certificate incumbent President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, her vice presidential running mate, Joseph Nyumah Boakai, 15 Senators elect and 73 Representatives elect for winning the 2011 Presidential and Legislative Elections
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received congratulations on her re-election from U.S. Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton and the Presdent of the European Commission, Jose' Manuel Barroso. In a State Department press release issued on Tuesday, Secretary Clinton said that the United States "congratulates President Sirleaf on her re-election and will continue to work with her and all elected officials to advance democracy, and promote peace and prosperity.".
The National Elections Commission (NEC) on Tuesday officially declared President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and her running mate Joseph Boakai winners of the November 8, 2011 runoff Presidential election. Though the poll was highly boycotted by officials and supporters of the main opposition Congress for Democratic Change...
Monrovia: November 15th, 2011; with the run-off elections laid to rest and a new page on reconciliation been opened, a few of the papers have carried stories in elections and its related events. We start with the story, CDC Reacts To Run-Off Results..
Monrovia; November 14th, 2011: Some stories making the headline today include; Run-Off Final Result tomorrow, a story in the the Inquirer. Progressive results from the just-ended Run-off election have given Unity Party Presidential candidate, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf a commanding lead over her rival, Ambassador Winston Tubman of the Congress for Democratic Change CDC..
Members of the main opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) have begun seven day mourning for seven partisans they alleged to have been killed in the clash with the Liberian National Police on 7 November.
Monrovia, November, 11th 2011; following the release of provisional results of Tuesday November 8th second round elections, the National Chronicle in a story headlined, Trouble Breeds Again ( As CDC Holds Demonstration Today), reports that within just four days after demonstrators of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) threw stones at police officers as teargas and gun firing were used to contain the illegal demonstration, today the CDC will hold a demonstration to remember their partisans killed during Monday's march.
The Carter Centre, an independent non-for-profit and non-governmental organization has released its findings surrounding the violent circumstances leading to the run-off presidential poll on Tuesday..
 
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