Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, on Sunday polled 193 votes to win the parliamentary primaries of the Tema West Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) held at Adjei Kojo near Ashaiman.
His closest rival, Mr James Enu, a legal practitioner, polled 104 votes.
Three other contestants, Mr George Medie, Mr Richard Fiadomor and Mrs Gladys Boateng had 21, seven and one votes respectively.
Mr Ofosu Ampofo told party members and supporters that his victory was for the party and asked them to come together in order for NDC to wrest the Tema West Constituency seat from the New Patriotic Party in Election 2012.
At the Tema East primary, Mr Robert Kempes Ofosu Ware, Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive, carried the day when he polled 300 votes as against 82 and 60 votes polled by the two other contestants namely; Eben Tawiah Narh and Nii Krakue Bediako respectively. GNA