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Ghana EC revises presidential ballot figures

The Electoral Commission on Thursday said it inadvertently used 13,433,573 as the total valid votes cast. A statement copied to the Ghana News Agency said the total valid votes cast was 13,119,460. The statement said it does not change the percentages stated for each candidate and the declaration made by …

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We are investigating incidents of election killings – IGP

Mr James Oppong-Boanuh, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) says all recorded incidents of deaths and injuries in the just-ended elections are being investigated by the Police Service. He said the outcome of the investigations would be made known to the public. Mr Oppong-Boanuh said the elections resulted in five …

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Eight female MPs retain seats in Greater Accra, one lost

Eight female incumbent Members of Parliament (MPs), have retained their seats in the Greater Accra Region. Mrs Elizabeth Aforley Quaye, the incumbent MP for the Kruwor Constituency, and the Minister for Fisheries and Aqua-Culture Development, who contested on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), however lost to her …

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Western Region has only one female in Legislature

Out of nine females in the Western Region who contested the parliamentary elections in the just ended general election, only Madam Dorcas Affo-Toffey of the National Democratic Congress was able to win the Jomoro seat. The other women, Madam Samia Yarba Nyamekye Nkrumah (Jomoro Constituency), Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku(Evalue Ajomoro …

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We will decide when to release Hohoe Constituency seat – Amewu

Mr John-Peter Amewu, elected Member of Parliament (MP) for the Hohoe Constituency, has said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) would decide when to give the parliamentary seat back to any political party. “The seat is now in the hands of the New Patriotic Party and I want to assure them …

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Some notable MPs who failed to retain their seats

The 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections in Ghana would go down in history as one of the important poll with lots of surprises and is likely to shape the executive arm of government and the country’s legislature in different aspects. Some of the big casualties of the election were Members …

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Retired police officer wins Wa West Constituency Parliamentary seat

Superintendent Peter Lanchene Toobu (rtd), has won the Wa West Constituency parliamentary seat on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) after beating Mr Daniel Dari Kuusogno of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the just ended general election. Supt. Toobu (rtd) pulled 27, 550 votes of a total …

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EC extends time for declaration of presidential results

The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced the extension of its intended timeline for declaration of the 2020 Presidential Election results. It said the decision was to ensure the collation of results at the constituency and regional collation centres across the country were accurately done. A statement copied to the Ghana …

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Dzifa Gomashie is Ketu South’s first female MP

Madam Abla Dzifa Gomashie has won the Ketu South Parliamentary seat for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the just ended Presidential and Parliamentary elections. She beat Mr David Tiahno Quarshie of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Rev Dometor Henyo of Ghana Union Movement (GUM), and Mr Holy Kingsford Amegah …

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Bagbin’s successor retains Nadowli-Kaleo Parliamentary seat for NDC

Mr Sumah Anthony Mwinkaara, the successor of Mr Alban Bagbin, Ghana’s longest serving Parliamentarian has won massively to retain the Nadowli-Kaleo Constituency seat for the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Mr Mwinkaara, a health administrator, polled 23,961 votes out of the 36,090 valid votes cast to beat his closest rival Mr …

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