Johnson Sirleaf denies the party's allegations that she held inappropriate private meetings with election magistrates before the vote last year.
With 98.1 percent of the vote counted, George Weah led with 61.5 percent to Vice President Joseph Boakai’s 38.5 percent, officials say.
Liberians voted on Tuesday in a run-off for a successor to outgoing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, meant to usher in the first democratic transfer of power in more than seven decades.
Liberians will choose a new leader in a run-off between Vice President Joseph Boakai and football icon George Weah, in a vote that will mark the country's first democratic transition since 1944.
Liberia's Supreme Court suspended the presidential run-off after Charles Brumskine's Liberty Party and Joseph Boakai's Unity Party challenged the first election's results.
Former footballer George Weah has guaranteed a spot in a presidential run-off in Liberia after the elections commission said he was leading a first round of voting with 39 percent of votes.
Women have been at the forefront to maintain calm in a nation recovering from two brutal wars stretched across over 14 years. For them, peace is nearly as important as electing a new president.
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