Demographic and Political Profile
When asked “Which county are you from?”
- 30% of respondents are from Montserrado
- 20% of respondents are from Nimba
The data show participants have roots in nearly every county in Liberia.
When asked “How old are you?”
- 63% of respondents are between the age of 18 and 45.
Politicians will need to work very hard and listen to the voice of young voters.
- 68% of respondents are male and,
- 32% are female
73% of respondents in this survey voted in 2011. This data shows a high probability that they will vote again in 2017.
The respondents who voted in 2011 are as follow:
- 53% voted for Unity Party
- 37% voted for CDC
- 7% voted for Liberty Party and
- the rest voted for several other parties.
If the election for President were being held today, for whom would you vote?
27% of respondents will vote for Vice President Joseph N. Boakai.
25% of respondents will vote for Cllr. Charles W. Brumskine
23% of respondents will vote for Sen. George Weah
14% of respondents will vote for Alexander Cummings
7% of respondents will vote for Mills Jones
Several candidates received between 1% to 3% of the votes.
If your first choice candidate does not make it past the first round, who would be your second choice?
30% of respondents replied they will support Sen. George Weah in the second round.
This is an extremely important piece of data. Statistically, it appears that the leading candidate from the first round usually suffers defeat in the second round. Why? In the coming weeks, Globe Afrique Media will publish its analysis from the 2005 and 2011 elections to expand on this analysis.