Senator George Weah took the lead in the early election results announced by Liberia’s electoral commission on Thursday evening. The National Elections Commission Chairman Jerome Korkoya announced the results of 1,232 polling places out of the 5,390 in the 15 counties. The former international footballer led in 11 counties including Grand Kru, Sinoe, River Gee and Grand Gedeh County where had 76.1% of the votes. He was trailed by the Vice President Joseph Boakai who led in only the Lofa County by 78.1% while Charles Walker Brumskine also led in Grand Bassa (48.4%) and Rivercess (37.3%). Prince Johnson led in his Nimba County where he is the Senator by 52.6%. The NEC says it will release the results from the remaining 4,158 polling places in the coming days.