Brumskine who finished third in the October 10 poll petitioned the court alleging fraud in the conduct of the poll. His party said widespread fraud had marred the outcome of the process.
The court earlier this week ordered the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to halt preparations for a poll run-off scheduled for November 7. The NEC stated that it will respect the decision of the court adding that its preparations had been affected by the ruling.
Liberia supreme court ruling on how runoff election will proceed due Monday at 10am.Loading...
— Jennifer O'Mahony (@jaomahony) November 3, 2017
The elections body had slated a run-off between former football star George Weah and incumbent vice-president Joseph Nyuma Boakai.
Monday’s ruling will largely determine whether the run-off will be held. Already the African Union and regional political bloc, ECOWAS, have began mediation efforts to forestall any crisis in the west African country.