Margibi: CDC Candidate Jones Accepts Defeat


The Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) Candidate and district#2 Lawmaker, Margibi County, Ivar K. Jones  has conceded defeat.

He conveyed democratically salute to PUP candidate Hon. James Emmanuel Nuquay following a tally report by the National Elections Commission.

It can be recorded December 8, 2020, citizens across Liberia went to various polling centers to execute their rights.

As part of effort to promote peace and create a friendly environment among residents of the country, the National Elections Commission Margibi Chapter on Sunday December 13, 2020, progressively provided tally results from the just ended election.

Jones  a candidate on the CDC party emphasized that he upholds the decision and pronouncements by the Electoral Body NEC regarding the Margibi version of the 2020 Senatorial Election.

“I am delighted that the good people of Margibi County peacefully exercised their constitutional rights as enshrined in the 1986 constitution of Liberia.

As indicated in article one, the will of the people must be respected. In the truth spirit of democratic practice, I want to use this opportunity to extend Congratulations to all the candidates of the Margibi County Midterm Senatorial elections and the winner Hon. J Emmanuel Nuquay” Hon Jones on his Facebook post.

Jones who accumulated about (15,838) fifteen thousands eight hundred thirty eight votes, was an Uphill Contender to the former speaker and PUP candidate during the race, but (34,918) thirty four thousand nine hundred eighteen votes were enough to deny the District#2 Lawmaker an anticipated return to the house of dlders after resting for over three years from the house of Representative.
Nevertheless, margibi district#2 Lawmaker has called on supporters and sympathizers of CDC to uphold the already existing peace of Liberia adding that the voice of the people is the voice of God.

Prior to the December 8 special senatorial Election, the National Election Commission in Margibi County released the total numbers of Male and female registered voters, precincts, and polling places in the county ahead of the December 8 senatorial election.