The Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) has published election results from 24 constituencies on its website and according to the results Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is leading with 39.76% of votes.
There is a total of 275 constituencies nationwide.
The results show John Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) following with 32.57%, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom of the Progressive Peoples Party (PPP) has 0.49%, Henry Herbert Lartey of the Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP) has 0.20%, Independent Candidate, Jacob Osei Yeboah has 0.34%, Dr. Abu Sakara of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) has 0.10%, Hassan Ayariga of the Peoples National Convention (PNC) has 0.06% and Kwasi Oddai Odike of the United Front Party has 0.04%.
Over 14 million voters are expected to vote in the elections that was conducted yesterday December 7, but had to be continued today December 8, 2012 in some polling centres where the biometric verification equipment did not function.
The results are still trickling in, and the full details will be known by the next two days.
By Emmanuel K. Dogbevi