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-For Potential Victors, Losers In Tuesday’s Poll
Though the National Elections Commission (NEC) is yet to announce official results, the city of Monrovia and environs are said to be gripped by emotions following Tuesday’s poll as potential winners and losers are counting the cost in tears and joy.

As far as unofficial results are concerned all candidates for the House of Representatives have by now known their standings, whether they made it or flopped in their attempts serve as lawmakers.

The National Elections Commission (NEC) is expected to begin announcing official preliminary results today, which will shed clear light on who is who for the House of Representatives race, though unofficial results from polling centers placarded are enough to know who has made it or not.

Across all Montserrado County 17 districts, tensions are high with news that some incumbent lawmakers do not make it to retain their seats.
According to unofficial results on some radio stations, it appears most incumbent lawmakers for Montserrado County will retain their seats, may be to be joined by new faces.

As gathered, there is some level of light for Solomon George of district #7 retaining his seat, meaning that there could be no new face from the district.

The same is said to be for District #11 where “Ebola Doctor” Saah Joseph is seen as being in a bit of good position based on results placed outside of polling centers in the district. If all goes well, he could retain his position, this paper learned.
Also, according to reports from District #8, Representative Acarious Gray of the CDC is seen as someone very positioned to make it back to the Capitol based on what is tallied from polling centers and placed on bulletins, though the NEC is yet to make official announcement. By law, announcement of official results for any elections rest with the NEC, any other result contrary is unofficial.

Adolf Lawrence of the CDC and District #15, as far information gathered from his radio station is concerned, could return to the Capitol as well.
All is not certain for District #17 where the incumbent William Darkel, CDC, Hanson Kiazolu, UP, and Abraham Sesay, ANC, are each other’s throat.
The situation in District #10 appears that it could have a new face in person of Yekeh Kolubah who is said to be making headways. If everything should go as predicted based on the results posted on bulletin, it could be a tear-jerking moment for incumbent Julius Berrain.
In District 14, unofficial results are said to be favoring incumbent Abraham Conneh, meaning that he could retain his seat if all ends as it is.
Besides Monrovia, much is said to be at stake for incumbent Gabriel B. Smith, with reports that one Matthew Joe is making strong showing as far as unofficial results placed outside of poling centers are concerned.
Current Deputy House Speaker Hans Barchue is reported to have made strong showing as well, with possibility of retaining his seat. As also gathered unofficially, Cllr. Fornati Koffa, former head of the presidential taskforce, could outweigh current Representative Nimene Bartekwa.
Candidates both for the presidency and the House of Representatives spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to participate in the process. Some are set to reap the benefits of their struggle while others will have to reflect a bit to determine where they might have gone wrong.


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