Safe Seats

Old Tafo (Suame) – Ashanti Region

Old Tafo and Suame made one constituency before they were made separate constituencies in 2004. As Old Tafo Suame constituency it elected Kingsley Nana Kwasi Afful of the EGLE as its MP in 1992. In 1996 and 2000, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu of the NPP won the elections to represent the constituency in the Second and Third Parliament. Following the division of the constituency in 2004 Old Tafo elected Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei also of the NPP into the Fourth Parliament with 79.40% of total votes cast. He retained the seat with another 76.18% landslide win in the 2008 parliamentary elections. In Suame constituency Hon. Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu stayed on as the MP in the Fourth Parliament after he garnered 82.10% in the 2004 elections and went ahead to get 78.31% of valid votes in 2008.

For the 2012 elections, Hon. Dr. Akoto Osei will contest for a third term in the Sixth Parliament against Memuna Kabore Abu-Bakr of the NDC, Faruk Mohammed Tanko of the PNC and Issah Abdul Salam of the CPP. Suame will jam-packed this December with Osei Kyei-Mensah Bonsu quest for a fifth term facing opposition not only from the NDC but the CPP, PNC, and DPP with Alidu Baba Dambasea, Fredrick Antwi-Nsiah, Adam Mohammed and Mavis Afriyie, respectively. The new political parties PPP and NDP are also competing with Solomon Nkrumah and Abena Nyarko and two Independent Candidates Harford Osei-Bempah and Paul Richard Kofi Yeboah adding to the numbers.

Pru – Brong Ahafo Region

Pru constituency was created in 2004 and has had Pru East demarcated from it for the 2012 elections. Before this division Pru was a safe seat of the NDC, Masoud Baba Abdul-Rahman won the seat in 2004 when he garnered 63.10% of the votes cast. In 2008 he had a decline in votes; he got 42.14% of the total votes to retain the seat in the Fifth Parliament. This year the NDC will contest the Pru constituency election with Dr. Kwabena Donkor while the DCE for Pru East, Masawudu Mohammed, contest in Pru East on the ticket of the NDC. The NPP will also contest Pru with Stephen Jalulah and Pru East with Abraham Agyebadu after his popular acclamation by party delegates. Other parties contesting in Pru East are the CPP and PPP with Yao-Agbenya Adzomahe and Emmanuel Nyale Owusu, respectively.

Pusiga – Upper East Region

Pusiga is also another constituency created in 2004 with Simon Atingban Akunye of the NDC as its MP in the Fourth and Fifth Parliaments. In 2004 he won with 64.80% of total votes cast and in the 2008 elections he retained the seat with 56.13% of votes cast. Hon. Atingban Akunye lost in his bid to contest for a third term to Hajia Lardii Ayii Ayamba in the NDC primaries. The NPP will contest with Imoro Sarko while William Abosa Abako contests for the PPP.

Savelugu – Northern Region

The people of Savelugu have voted for Mary Salifu Boforo as their MP for the last four terms of parliament. She succeeded Ahame Shani Yakubu of the NCP who won the 1992 elections to represent the constituency in the First Parliament. In 1996, Mary Salifu Boforo won the parliamentary elections with 50.90% of total votes cast. She defied the NPP’s message of change in 2000 and increased her votes in the parliamentary elections to pull 63.90% of valid votes cast. Also in 2004 she garnered 66.60% of valid votes to retain her seat for a third term for the NDC. However in 2008 she retained her seat with a declined voting percentage she got 57.68% of the total votes cast. Hon. Hajia Mary Salifu Boforo one of the longest serving female legislators in Ghana’s parliament will contest for a fifth term on the ticket of the NDC against Abdul Samed Gunu of the NPP, Osman Musah for the CPP and the PPP’s Muniru Hardy.

Sawla/Tuna/Kalba – Northern Region

The NCP won the first parliamentary election in this constituency making Denwuoh Kinglsey Nanmin Bown the MP in the First Parliament. In 1996 the NDC’s candidate, Joseph Trumah Bayel won the polls with 59.40% of total votes cast to become the constituencies second parliamentarian. He retained the seat for a second term with 57.50% of total votes cast in the 2000 elections. He was succeeded by Donald Dari Saditey also of the NDC who got 58.70% in 2004 parliamentary polls and retained the seat in 2008 with 58.38% of votes cast. Hon. Saditey will contest for a third term in parliament against Joseph Nongri Naah Vugu of the NPP, Abdulai A. Wahid of the CPP, Yaapuo Edward Kwabena of the PNC and Jonathan Lamitey of the DFP.

Sefwi Wiawso – Western Region

Although the Western Region is considered a swing region the Sefwi Wiaso constituency is a safe seat for the NDC who have won every parliamentary election in this constituency. In 1992, John Kweku Danso won the first elections for the NDC to serve in the First Parliament. From 1997 to 2005 Isaac Kobina Nyame-Ofori served the constituency in the Second and Third Parliaments. He was succeeded with Paul Evans Aidoo who won the 2004 elections with 60.40% of valid votes cast and retained the seat in 2008 with 50.60% of the valid votes to be the incumbent parliamentarian in the Fifth Parliament. Hon. Paul Evans Aidoo who is also the Western Regional Minister has been voted once again to contest for a third term on the ticket of the NDC against the NPP’s Dr. Kwaku Afriyie, former Minister of Health in the Kuffour administration.

Sege – Greater Accra Region

Sege in the Ada West district is one of the constituencies created in 2004. Hon. Alfred Abayateye won the 2004 elections with 54.90% of votes cast to represent the constituency in the Third Parliament. In 2008 Hon. Alfred Abayateye retained his seat with a 79.55% landslide win to be the incumbent in the Fifth Parliament. Hon. Alfred Abayateye lost in his bid to contest for a third term to Christian Otuteye Corlettey, a lecturer at GIMPA, who is set to face James K. Ayiku of the NPP and John Tetteh Kitcher of the PPP.

Sekondi – Western Region

Sekondi was represented in the First Parliament by Albert Bosomtwi-Sam of the NDC from 1993 to 1997. In the 1996 elections, the NPP’s Papa Owusu Ankomah got 53.80% to be elected into the Second Parliament. He has gone on to win three successive elections after that; he polled 67.60% of valid votes cast in 2000, 66.30% in 2004 and 55.41% in 2008. Hon. Papa Owusu Ankomah was appointed Ministry of Education, Science and Sports and Minister for Trade, Industry, Private Sector Development and Presidential Special Initiatives in the erstwhile Kuffour administration. He resigned from the executive to contest the flagbearership of the NPP which he lost to Nana Akufo Addo. The Sekondi “Home Boy” is contesting for a fifth term in parliament against Captain (rtd) Anthony Richard Cudjoe, the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) for Sekondi-Takoradi and Henry Solor of the CPP.

Sene – Brong Ahafo Region

Sene has had Sene East carved out of it for this year’s elections. In 1992, Mahama P. Azum of the NDC won the parliamentary elections to become the first parliamentarian for the constituency in the Fourth Republic. In 1996, Nana Yaw Otto of the NDC got 61.30% in the parliamentary polls to succeed as the second parliamentarian for the constituency. In the 2000 elections Felix Twumasi-Appiah won with 68.10% of total votes cast to enter into the Third Parliament. He retained the seat in 2004 and 2008 with 69.50% and 53.74% of total votes cast respectively. Hon. Twumasi-Appiah lost in his bid to return to parliament as MP for Sene West on the ticket of the NDC to Kwame Twumasi Ampofo. He will compete against Joseph Kumah of the NPP and Richard Ferka Yamba of the PPP. Newly created Sene East will also have Dominic Napare, the DCE for Sene vying for the seat on the ticket of the NDC against Mohammed Belinyi of the NPP.

Shai Osudoku – Greater Accra Region

Shai is a strong hold of the NDC is it is not about to swing to any other political party in this election. Michael Afedi Gizo represented the constituency in the first three parliaments from January 1993 to January 2005. He was succeeded by the incumbent MP when he won the 2004 elections with 63.40% of total votes cast to serve in the Fourth Parliament. He retained his seat for a second term in 2008 when he garnered 65.60% of total votes in the parliamentary elections. He will contest for a third term in the Sixth Parliament on the ticket of the NDC against the NPP’s Daniel Christian Dugan.

Sissala West – Upper West Region

Sissala West was demarcated from Sissala constituency in 2004 and since its creation it has had Haruna Bayirga of the PNC as its Member of Parliament serving in the Fourth and current Fifth Parliaments. In 2004 he got 30.60% of total votes cast to secure his entry into the Fourth Parliament and in 2008 he got increase his percentage to 37.14% of the votes to serve in Fifth Parliament from 2009 to 2013. Hon. Haruna Bayirga has been retained as the PNC’s parliamentary candidate for Sissala West. He will compete against Alhaji Amidu Sulemana, Ghana’s Ambassador to Egypt who was recalled by the late President Mills and appointed the Upper West Regional Minister. There is also Patrick Adama of the NPP.

South Dayi – Volta Region

This constituency like almost all the constituencies in the Volta Region is a stronghold of the NDC. In 1992, Alexander Ransford Ababio won the first parliamentary election for the NDC to join the First Parliament. In 1996 he retained his seat in the Second Parliament with 74.10% of the total votes cast.  In the 2000 and 2004 elections Daniel Kwame Ampofo polled 74.10% and 50.20% to serve in the Third and Fourth Parliaments respectively. In 2008 Simon Edem Asimah got an 87.51% landslide victory to retain the seat for the NDC in the Fifth Parliament. Hon. Simon Edem Asimah will contest for a second term on the ticket of the NDC against Ameyibor Freeman of the NPP.

South Tongu – Volta Region

South Tongu proves why the Volta Region is the ‘World Bank’ of the NDC. Kenneth Dzirasah serves as the MP for the constituency from the First to the Fourth Parliaments. In 1996 and 2000 he got reelected with 72.10% and 88.40% landslide victory of total votes cast. In 2004 he retained the seat for a fourth term with 87.40% of the total valid votes. He was succeeded by Kobla Mensah Woyome who also garnered 86.10% in 2008 to serve in this current Fifth Parliament. Hon. Woyome will stand for reelection this December against Leo Kwaku Baanjo-Klogo of the NPP.

Suaman – Western Region

Suaman, formerly Aowin Suaman is a safe seat of the NDC. All of its MPs won on the ticket of the NDC. In 1992, John Kwekucher Ackah won the first elections to represent the constituency in the First Parliament. He got reelected in 1996 and 2000 to serve for three consecutive terms in the House. In 2004 Aowin was separated from Suaman and Stephen Michael Essuah Kofi Ackah was elected as MP for Suaman with 57.80% in the polls. He got reelected into the Fifth Parliament in 2008 with 52.16% of total votes cast. The NDC will once again contest this year’s elections with Hon. Stephen Michael Essuah Kofi Ackah who will contest against Kwabena Philip Boahen of the NPP and Andrews Boafo of the PPP.

Subin – Ashanti Region

In 1992, Sarkodie Joseph Tuffour of the NDC won the parliamentary elections to represent the constituency in the First Parliament. After the NPP botcott of the 1992 elections the party won the 1996 parliamentary elections with Sampson Kwaku Boafo as their candidate. In 2000, Hon. Boafo was relected for a second term with 78.90% of total votes cast in the parliamentary elections. He was again reelected in the 2004 parliamentary elections with 69.90% of votes cast to serve in the Fourth Parliament. After three terms in parliament Hon. Boafo was succeeded by Isaac Osei also of the NPP who won the 2008 elections with 73.63% of total votes cast to represent the constituency in the Fifth Parliament. Hon. Osei is up for reelections this December against Rev. Charles Quansah of the NDC.

Suhum – Eastern Region

Suhum was held by the NDC in the First and Second Parliaments with Emmanuel Obeng-Darko and Solomon Kodjoe Akwetey as Members of Parliament respectively. In 2000 the NPP won the seat in the December polls with Ransford Agyapong who polled 54.90% of valid votes cast. After just one term in parliament he was succeeded by Frederick Opare-Ansah also of the NPP who polled 55.20% of votes cast in the 2004 elections to serve in the Fourth Parliament. He got reelected into the Fifth Parliament in December 2008 with 44.96% of valid votes cast. Hon. Frederick Opare-Ansah will contest for a third term against the NDC’s Julius Debrah, the Executive Director of the Ghana Tourism Authority who is tipped to give the incumbent a run for his money. There is also Matilda Akosua Doccuvi and Kofi Otuo contesting as an Independent Candidates.

Sunyani East – Brong Ahafo Region

The first MP for this constituency in the Fourth Republic was Yaw Manu-Yeboah of the NDC. The NPP got its hold of the constituency in 1996 with Joseph Henry Mensah as the parliamentary candidate who garnered 41.70% in the polls. He got reelected in 2000 and 2004 with 65.10% and 59.40% of votes cast respectively. In 2009 Kwasi Ameyaw-Cherimeh also of the NPP succeded as the Member of Parliament for Sunyani East after he got 62.71% in the polls in the 2008 elections. Hon. Ameyaw-Cherimeh will contest for a second term against Philip Awuah of the NDC, Sampson Sampana Alanyina of the PNC, B.K. Ameyaw of the CPP and Vivian Kakie Tetteh of the PPP.

Sunyani West – Brong Ahafo Region

Sunyani West has also been a strong hold of the NPP since the 1996 elections. Kwadwo Adjei Darko won the seat for the NPP with 39.50% of valid votes cast to succeed Joseph Gyamfi of the NDC who served in of the First Parliament. Hon. Kwadwo Adjei Darko again won the 2000 and 2004 elections with 53.20% and 53.30% of votes cast to serve in the Third and Fourth Parliament, respectively. Ignatius Baffour Awuah succeeded as the next parliamentarian after he won the 2008 parliamentary polls with 60.52% of valid votes to retain the seat for the NPP. Hon. Baffour Awuah will stand for reelection this December against the Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Kwadwo Nyamekye-Marfo, contesting on the ticket of the NDC.

Takoradi – Western Region

Following the NPP’s boycott of the 1992 parliamentary elections, the NDC won the seat with Tabitha Sybil Quaye as its candidate to serve in the First Parliament. The NPP won the seat in the next election in 1996 and it has been a safe seat of the party ever since. Gladys Asmah contesting on the ticket of the NPP got 56.80% in the 1996 polls to win the seat. Hon. Gladys Asmah secured the seat for two additional terms in 2000 and 2004 with 73.50% and 66.80%, respectively. Hon. Asmah served as Minister for Fisheries and Minister for Women and Children’s Affairs in Former President Kuffour’s administration. In 2008 she was succeeded by Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah also of the NPP who got 58.88% of total votes cast to retain the seat for the NPP. For this year’s elections Hon. Darko-Mensah will contest for a second term against Alfred Ekow Gyan of the NDC.

Talensi – Upper East Region

John Akologu Tia of the NDC has been the only Member of Parliament for Talensi in the Fourth Republic. After winning the 1992 elections to serve in the First Parliament he retained the seat in the Second and Third Parliaments with 56.60% and 45.30% in the 1996 and 2000 polls respectively. He got his lowest percentage of votes in the 2004 elections with 37.70% of total votes cast. In 2008 he won his fifth parliamentary elections with 44.29% of valid votes. Hon. Akologu Tia is still going strong as the Minister of Information and parliamentary candidate for Talensi for a sixth term. Other contenders of the seat are Robert Mosore Doameng of the NPP, Dr. Michael Wambeogo-Namalteng of the PNC, the CPP’s Ramson Yinbil and Francis Naab of the PPP.

Tamale Central – Northern Region

Tamale Central was created in 2004 and it has had Alhassan Inusah Fuseini of the NDC as its MP for two terms. In 2004, he won the seat with 55.80% of total votes cast to become the new constituency’s parliamentarian. He retained the seat for the NDC in the 2008 polls with 66.13% of votes cast. He will contest once again this year on the ticket of the NDC against Aminu Mobila, a former financier of the NDC who is contesting as an Independent Candidate. The NPP, CPP and PNC will contest with Iddrisu Musah, Haruna Hamza Kansankomi and Salifu Iddrisu, respectively. Other candidates are Mariama Adam of the PPP and Ivy Amedior of the DPP.

Tamale South – Northern Region

This constituency is also one of the 30 created in 2004 and it also a safe seat of the NDC with Iddrisu Haruna as the two-time Member of Parliament. In 2004 he got 72.80% of total votes in the parliamentary poll to serve in the Fourth Parliament. He had another win in 2008 with 78.30% of votes cast to keep the seat for the NDC in the Fifth Parliament. Hon. Iddrisu Haruna will contest for a third term in this year’s against the Abdallah Pegu Shamsudeen of the NPP, Alidu Mohammed Nasir-Deen of the PNC, Abdul- Rahman Abdul-Jalil of the CPP and Abdul Karim Mohammed of the PPP.

Tano North – Brong Ahafo Region

Tano North has been a safe seat of the NPP since the 1996 elections. In 1992 the NDC won the parliamentary elections with Dominic Yaw Amoako as its candidate. Joe Donkor of the NPP in 1996 won the parliamentary elections with 39.40% of the votes cast. In 2000 he got a total of 56.80% of votes cast to retain the seat for the NPP. Ernest Akobuor Debrah represented the constituency in the Fourth and Fifth Parliaments by winning the 2004 and 2008 elections with 58.80% of votes cast in both elections. Hon. Debrah has been succeeded by Freda Prempeh as the candidate of the NPP in this year’s elections. She will be contesting against Apraku Lartey of the NDC.

Tano South – Brong Ahafo Region

The NDC won the first two terms of this constituency with Nana Koduah Kwarteng and Grace Boachie respectively as the candidates serving in the First and Second Parliament. In 2000 the NPP took over and it has been a safe seat of the party ever since. All three elections had Andrews Adjei-Yeboah as the candidate of the party; in 2000 he garnered 57.30% of the votes cast. In 2004 he retained the seat with a dwindled 53.90% of total votes cast. In 2008 he retained his seat for a third term with a slight dwindle in his previous votes; he got 52.88% of the total votes cast. He will contest for fouth term this year against Dr. Hannah Bissiw, Deputy Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, contesting on the ticket of the NDC and Elder Enoch of the CPP.

Tolon – Northern Region

It is a very safe seat of the NDC; the party’s parliamentary candidates have won all five parliamentary elections in the constituency in this Fourth Republic. From January 1993 to January 2005, Alhaji Abdullah Salifu represented the constituency in the First, Second and Third Parliaments. After winning the first elections in 1992 he got 45.00% of total votes cast in 1996 to retain the seat for the NDC. He went ahead to win the 2000 elections with an improved 49.30% of total votes cast despite the NPP message of change that majority of the electorates bought into.  In 2004 the NDC contested with a new candidate, Umar Abdul-Razak who also had 59.60% of the votes and retained the seat as well in 2008 with 50.02%.  Hon. Umar Abdul-Razak will contest for a third term against Wahab Suyihini Wumbei of the NPP, Alhassan A. Damba of the CPP and Ziblila Baba Isifu Abukari of the PPP.

Twifo-Atti Morkwaa – Central Region

This is also another constiuency created in 2004 and a safe seat of the NDC with Elizabeth Amoah Tetteh winning both the 2004 and 2008 elections with 51.90% and 51.42% of total votes cast respectively. Hon. Elizabeth Amoah Tetteh lost the NDC primaries to contest for a third term to Samuel Ato Amoah and he will be contesting against Abraham Dwuma Odoom of the NPP.

Upper Denkyira East – Central Region

Nana Amoako of the NPP has been the MP for this constituency since its creation in 2004. Hon. Nana Amoako got 68.10% of votes cast in the 2004 parliamentary polls to represent the constituency in the Fourth Parliament. In 2008, he retained the seat with a 59.17% win to be the incumbent MP. Hon. Nana Amoako will contest for a third term against Dr Mark Nawaane of the NDC and Samuel Yaw Asamoah of the PPP.

Upper Denkyira West – Central Region

Upper Denkyira West just like the east is also a safe seat of the NPP; Benjamin Kofi Ayeh had 67.60% of valid votes cast in the 2004 parliamentary polls to win the seat for the NPP. He also retained the seat with 51.36% of total votes in 2008 to represent the seat in the Fifth Parliament. He will contest this year’s elections to represent the constituency once again in the Sixth Parliament. The NDC will also contest with Ackah Yankey.

Upper Manya Krobo – Eastern Region

The NDC has a firm hold of this constituency; it has won all five parliamentary elections in the constituency. In 1993, Charles Tei Sawer became the first MP for the constituency after winning the 1992 elections. In 1996, Solomon Tettey Terkper also of the NDC had 43.30% of total cast to be in the Second Parliament. From 2001 to date, Stephen Amoanor Kwao has represented the constituency in the Third, Fourth and Fifth Parliaments. In 2000 and 2004 he got 60.90% of the votes in the polls, in 2008 he had 66.87% to retain the seat for a third term. For this year’s elections the NDC’s candidate is Jeff Kavianu and he will contest against Moses Tetteh Berimah of the NPP, Rudolf Narh of the CPP and Fred Teye Tetteh of the PPP.

Upper West Akim – Eastern Region

The seat is a strong hold of the NDC with Samuel Sallas Mensa winning four out of five parliamentary elections the constituency has had. In 1996 and 2000 he retained his seat with 51.50% and 54.00% of total votes cast respectively. He had his lowest votes in 2004 with 48.60% of votes in the polls. He was succeeded by Joseph Sam Amankwanor also of the NDC who won the 2008 elections with 53.68% of votes cast. He will stand for reelections this December against Eugene Sackey of the NPP, Adjei Danso of the PPP and Agnes Akweley Adorshie of the PNC.

Wa Central – Upper West Region

Mumuni Abudu Seidu of the NDC served this constituency from the First to Third Parliaments from 1993 to 2004. In 2004, Abdul-Rashid Hassan Pelpuo retained the seat for the NDC with 51.30% of valid votes cast to join the minority. In 2009 he joined the majority after winning the 2008 elections with 58.43% of votes cast. Hon. Rashid Pelpuo who is also the Deputy Majority Leader will contest for a third term against the NPP’s Tahiru Issahaku Moomin, and Isshahque Suleman of the CPP. The PNC’s General Secretary Bernard Mornah will also contest for the seat.

Wa West – Upper West Region

Wa West was created in 2004 and Joseph Yieleh Chireh of the NDC is the two-time parliamentarian for the constituency. He garnered 66.30% of the votes in 2004 to represent the constituency in the Fourth Parliament. He returned to the Fifth Parliament after winning the 2008 parliamentary elections with a declined 49.69% of total votes cast. Hon. Joseph Yieleh Chireh, also the Minister for Health is contest for a third term on the ticket of the NDC against Adams Nuhu Timbile of the NPP and Felix Pigru of the PPP.

Wenchi – Brong Ahafo Region

Wenchi East and West were fused into Wenchi constituency in 2004. As Wenchi East and West, Emmanuel Obeng Mensah of the NDC was the MP for the East in the First Parliament from 1993 to 1997. He handed over to Alhaji Moctar Musah Bambah of the NPP after he won the 1996 elections to represent the constituency in the Second Parliament. Wenchi West also had Johnson Asiedu Nketia of the NDC as the Member of Parliament in both the First and Second Parliaments. After the emergence of the two constituencies into Wenchi Prof. George Yaw Djan-Baffuor of the NPP has been the MP for the constituency in the Fourth and Fifth Parliaments. In 2004 he had 53.80% of total votes cast and he retained his seat in the Fifth Parliament with 56.84% of votes cast in the 2008 parliamentary polls. Hon. Prof. George Gyan-Baffour will be contesting for a third term against Nana Yaw Osei Agyei of the NDC and Ebenezer Koomson of the PPP.

Yagaba/Kubori (Walewale West) – Northern Region

Yagaba/Kubori was demarcated from Walewale in 2004 and it has had Abdul-Rauf Tanko Ibrahim of the NDC as its MP in both Fourth and Fifth Parliaments. He won the 2004 elections with 45.70% of total votes cast to serve in the Fourth Parliament. He retained his seat in the Fifth Parliament with a 53.48% win the polls. Hon. Abdul-Rauf Tanko Ibrahim will contest for a third term against Yussif Mustapha of the NPP.

Yapei/Kusawgu – Northern Region

Yapei/Kusawgu in the Central Gonja District is a strong hold of the NDC; in 1996 the party’s candidate Alhaji Amadu Seidu won the parliamentary polls with 47.00% of valid votes cast to succeed Wilson Salif Yaquob of the EGLE who served the constituency in the First Parliament. Hon. Alhaji Amadu Seidu has subsequently won three successive elections in 2000 with 58.10%, earning 50.50% of total votes cast in 2004, and finally in 2008 with 48.68% in the parliamentary polls. Hon. Alhaji Amadu Seidu will contest for a fifth term in parliament against Yakubu Zakaria of the NPP, Sappor Issac Tetteh of the CPP and Abubakari Abass Alhassan, an independent candidate.

Yilo Krobo – Eastern Region

Yilo Krobo is a safe seat of the NDC apart from the 1992 parliamentary elections which was won by Priscilla Esther Korboe of the EGLE party the party has won all parliamentary elections in the constituency. In 1996 Daniel Tekpertey got the first win for the NDC with 49.40% of total votes cast to serve in the second Parliament. He retained his seat for the party in the Third Parliament by clinching 49.10% of votes cast. Raymond Tawiah also of the NDC succeeded as the next MP in the Fourth and Fifth Parliament by winning the 2004 and 2008 elections with 56.80% and 52.53% of valid votes cast respectively. Hon. Raymond Tawiah lost his bid to contest for a third term on the ticket of the NDC to Magnus Kofi Amoatey and he will be contesting against Christian Kofi Tettey of the NPP, Ebenezer Tetteh Asemi of the CPP and Patrick Addo Newman of the PPP.