1943 Liberian general election

General elections were held in Liberia on 4 May 1943 alongside a constitutional referendum. William Tubman of the True Whig Party was elected president,[1] defeating James F. Cooper of the Democratic Party,[2] a former secretary of the interior. He took office on 3 January 1944.

1943 Liberian general election

Presidential election
← 1939 1943 1951 →
Nominee William Tubman James F. Cooper
Party TWP Democratic

President before election

Edwin Barclay

Elected President

William Tubman


  1. ^ Elections in Liberia African Elections Database
  2. ^ Carl Patrick Burrowes (1995). "Democracy Or Disarmament: Some Second Thoughts On Amos Sawyer And Contemporary Politicians". Liberian Studies Journal. XX (1): 117–125.