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Elections 2020 Ghana

Elections 2020 Ghana


Elections 2020 Ghana, Today, 7 December 2020, a total of 17,027,655 registered voters are scheduled to vote at approximately 33,367 polling stations throughout the country from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The presidential race has twelve candidates seeking to occupy the Jubilee House for the next four years, but it is an open secret that it is a two-horse race between the incumbent Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party and John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress.

More than 17 million registered voters will also elect Members of Parliament to represent the 275 electoral districts.

The 2020 election is the 8th of the fourth republic and has the largest number of eligible voters. 8.810.283, representing 51.7% of the total number of registered voters, are female, while 8.217.358, representing 48.26%, are male.

This year’s election is the first time in the history of the nation that a former president is contesting.

It could be retribution or repetition for John Mahama and Nana Akufo-Addo, respectively, as the former lost more than a million votes in 2016.

Nana Akufo-Addo polled 5,755,758 (53.7%) of the total votes cast against John Mahama, who had 4,771,188 votes (44.5 percent ).

A Special Voting exercise was held for some members of the EC security forces, media and employees with an 85% turnout.

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, delivered his final speech in advance of last night’s elections and assured the country of its peace and stability.

The Electoral Commission led by Jean Mensa also insists that it has everything in place to produce a free, fair and effective election.


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