Politics

Ghana election 2016 results: wins big at Subin Constituency station

Counting of votes in the presidential and parliamentary elections is underway in the polling centres across the Ashanti Region. A total of 2,872,619 people were expected to vote in 5,190 centres in the region. At the Presbyterian Polling Centre in the Subin Constituency, the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) polled three votes in the presidential election, with the National Democratic Congress ...

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Parliamentary candidates happy with election process

The parliamentary candidates for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP)for the Ningo-Prampram Constituency have expressed their satisfaction at the ongoing election process. Mr Sylvester Tetteh, Parliamentary Candidate for the NPP, told the Ghana News Agency at the Dzidas Cinema Hall ‘2B’ at Old Ningo that the election process had been calm in the constituency. Mr ...

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Dr Bawumia casts ballot in Walewale

Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, the running mate to the flag-bearer of the New Patriotic Party, was the 152nd person to cast his vote at 09.44 hours at the Kperiga D/A Primary School Polling Station ‘A’ in the Walewale Constituency of the Northern Region. Dr Bawumia expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the exercise so far, and remarked that “God will bring ...

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EC creates special arrangements for PWDs

Mrs Charlotte Osei, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission says special provision has been made for tactile jackets for ballot papers for voters with visual impairment to enable them exercise their franchise on the Wednesday polls. Speaking in Accra at a press briefing, Mrs Osei explained that this was to enable them vote as independent persons. “For all persons with ...

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EC outlines measures to minimise rejected ballots

The Electoral Commission (EC) has outlined measures to reduce the incidence of rejected ballots in this year’s general election. Mrs Charlotte Osei, the EC Chairperson said the colour of the indelible ink used to mark a voter’s finger would be different from the ink on the thumbprint pad. She explained that this was to help reduce the confusion caused by ...

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