These disputes could significantly disrupt the second-round vote scheduled for November 7 to find a successor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; the country's first democratically elected leader after the civil war.
Chief Justice Francis Saye Korkpor said Monday that the electoral body had been proceeding "wrongly and illegally" to conduct a runoff between former global soccer star George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai while a complaint remained about the October poll.
Information Minister Eugene Nagbe then called Brumskine's allegations "the rants of a sore and selfish loser who is so blinded by ego and arrogance... even after 12 years of rejection by the voters", alluding to the fact that the Liberty Party candidate has now lost three successive presidential elections.
The Supreme Court on Monday indefinitely delayed a vote for Liberia's new president, ordering the electoral commission to resolve an opposition party's complaint of electoral fraud before a runoff vote can be held.
A polling agent counts the ballots for the Liberian presidential election at a polling station in Monrovia, Liberia October 10, 2017.
The allegations of electoral fraud were made by Charles Brumskine, the presidential candidate who finished third in the first voting round.
Brumskine last week told The Associated Press last week he looks forward to a rerun of the October vote, in which 20 candidates vied to replace Nobel Peace Prize victor Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
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The former soccer star George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai, the top two vote-getters in the election, were supposed to compete in the runoff, having finished with 38 percent and 29 percent of the vote.
Wilmot Paye, the chairman of Unity Party, said his party's leadership is glad because the responsibility of upholding democracy rests with the Supreme Court.
"Hopefully Ecowas can continue to make its presence felt, to urge the Liberian political leaders to play by the rules and not to do anything that would undermine the wishes of the Liberian people", he said.
The president responded by denying that the meetings were inappropriate.
Addressing the Supreme Court last week, Brumskine cited "gross irregularities" in the first round. "It is also not a petition to determine whether they can be an interim arrangement", he said.