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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:39 - Updated Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:40

Liberia Elections - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Forms Part of First Voters

Monrovia - Polls have opened in Liberia and outgoing President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, is one of the first to cast her vote in Bomi County, Western Liberia.

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Upon voting, President Sirleaf told reporters she was glad that she had finally voted someone to replace her, jokingly saying "At least the talk shows will stop".

She boasted of guiding the transition process and cautioned Liberians to vote someone who will work and build on her legacy. "I feel good because I managed the process to get to this day so I have to feel good about today; but don't forget that I have three more months," she said with light laughter.

President Sirleaf shied away from telling reporters who she voted for but urged Liberians to not vote based on tribalism or religion. "Vote someone who you think will do something for you, someone who will build on what we have started. AllAfrica

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