Information on Elections

General elections were held in Liberia on 10 October 2023 to elect the President, House of Representatives and half the Senate. Due to both major candidates for the presidency did not receiving a majority in the first round, a runoff will be held on 7 November 2023:

Electoral results for presidential election

First round

George Weah CDC: 803,674 votes, 43.84%
Joseph Boakai UP: 796,313 votes, 43.44%

Electoral results for Parliamentary election

CDC: 21 seats
UP: 20 seats
PUP: 5 seats
LP: 3 seats
ALP: 3 seats
MDR: 2 seats
MOVEE: 1 seat
LTP: 1 seat
UPP: 1 seat
VCP: 1 seat
LPP: 1 seat
LNU: 1 seat
Independents: 13 seats
Total 73 seats

Electoral results for Senate election

CPP: 13 Seats
CDC: 5 Seats
PUP: 2 Seats
MDR: 1 Seat
NDC: 1 Seat
NPP: 1 Seat
Independents: 7 Seats
Total: 30 Seats

About the electoral system

The President is elected using the two-round system, whilst the 73 members of the House of Representatives are elected by first-past-the-post voting in single-member constituencies.

Selected articles

Liberia presidential election heads for November run-off vote, Reuters, 25 October