Ellen Tops Debate



Monrovia, Liberia

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The Perspective
Atlanta, Georgia

Posted September 20 2005


The recent presidential debate sponsored by the National Democratic Institute and the International Community held at the Centennial Pavilion was won by Unity Party Standard bearer Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.

Out of the 98 callers that participated on the famous 50-50 Radio program on Sky F.M. 107, Madam Sirleaf had 60 callers thus giving her 58% of the total number of callers.

Cllr. Charles Walter Brumskine of Liberty Party came second with 17 callers ranking him 16%, followed by Cllr. Varney Sherman of COTOL with 15 callers giving him 14%.

Nine callers which constituted 8% stressed that no body won the debate while Samuel Devine had 1% caller at his disposal with 0.8% totally 100%.

This is the first in the series of the presidential debate. The second debate is expected on the 27th of this month for the remaining candidates.

Meanwhile, Unity Party Standard bearer Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is expected to address the nation tomorrow at the Monrovia City Hall beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Mrs. Sirleaf is expected to speak on wide range of issues of national concerns including her party’s platform.

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