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Mills beats Nana Agyemang-Rawlings with 96.9% of votes

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President Atta Mills

President John Evans Atta Mills beats Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings overwhelmingly with 96.9% of votes cast, to represent the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2012 general elections, the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana has announced.

President Mills  got 2,771  votes representing  96.9% and Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings got 90 votes representing 3.1%.

The total number of valid votes cast was 2,866, with five rejected ballots, the EC announced and President Mills was declared the winner.

In his victory speech, he thanked the electorate and said this is not a victory for anybody.

He said the campaign for 2012 has begun. He congratulated Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings  for giving him a good fight.

He called for unity and urged the NDC to prepare for the battle in 2012, he thanked the media and members of the security services as well as the people of Sunyani.

By Emmanuel K. Dogbevi

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