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Slain MP’s wife retains seat for Mfantseman NPP

Mrs. Ophelia Hayford, wife of the murdered Member of Parliament (MP) for the Mfantseman Constituency, has retained the seat for the New Patriotic Party (NPP). She polled 36,091 votes to beat the National Democratic Congress (NDC), aspirant who had 32,379 as well as the Ghana Union Movement (GUM) aspirant who …

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Odododiodio MP granted self-recognisance bail

The Accra Regional Police Command has granted a self-recognisance bail to Nii Lante Vanderpuye, the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Odododiodio Constituency over an alleged shooting incident during the December 7, general elections process. He was also made to sign a GH¢10,000.00 bond to be of good behaviour. Nii …

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Independent candidate wins Fomena seat

Mr Andrew Amoako Asiamah, an Independent Parliamentary candidate has won the Fomena Constituency parliamentary seat. He polled 12,805 votes to beat his closest challenger, Mr Philip Ofori-Asante, who had 10,797 on the ticket of the NPP. Mr Asiamah, who was the incumbent Member of Parliament for the area on the …

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NDC challenges EC’s provisional Presidential results for Adansi-Asokwa

The main opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has challenged the Electoral Commission’s (EC) certified Presidential results for Adansi-Asokwa in the Ashanti Region. Mr. Nurudeen Abass, Ashanti Regional Communications Director, NDC, said the figure they had on their pink sheet after collation of results at the Constituency, was 17,712 …

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Uncertainty about who wins Ghana presidential election 24 hours after voting

It’s been 24 hours after the historic elections of 2020 in Ghana, and there is uncertainty about a clear winner. Unlike other elections since Ghana reintroduced constitutional multi-party democracy in 1982, where there is always a knowledge of a clear winner 24 hours after voting, as at 8:30pm December 8, …

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Bulingin Community did not participating in general elections

The residents of Bulingin Community in the Buli Electoral Area in the Wa West Constituency, did not participate in the  Presidential and Parliamentary Elections for failure of governments over the years to connect the community to the national electricity grid. The community had mounted sign posts at the entrance and …

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EC Official under investigation in Bawku Central

An Electoral Commission Official in charge of issuing ballot papers at the Alhaji Salam Grinding mill polling station in the Saabo Zongo community in the Bawku Central Constituency in the Upper East Region has been arrested by the Bawku Divisional Police Command. According to Mr William Obeng Adarkwa, the Upper …

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Incident of marked ballots in Asawase unverified – EC

The Electoral Commission on Monday said allegations of an incident of marked ballots made by Alhaji Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka, the Member of Parliament for Asawase in the Ashanti Region is unverified. A statement issued by the EC and copied to the Ghana News Agency said the Commission, working closely with …

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Guan District will vote only in presidential election

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Sunday said the Guan District will vote only in the Presidential Election but not in the Parliamentary Election in the Buem Constituency. A statement copied to the Ghana News Agency said the situation was as a result of the pending issue of the creation of …

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Akufo-Addo calls on Ghanaians to vote

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has entreated Ghanaians turn out in their numbers and vote in Monday’s general election. The country goes to the polls for the eighth time in its fourth Republican dispensation to elect a president and 275 legislators who will manage the affairs of the nation for …

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