Posts tagged "Constituency"

0 comments Dec 072012

Information available from the Electoral Commission indicates that voting will continue tomorrow, Saturday, 8 December 2012.

This is because of the numerous cases of breakdown of the biometric verification machines being used in the conduct of the elections.

Reports received from around numerous polling centres showed that many eligible voters were either turned away because their biometric …

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0 comments Dec 072012

St. Martins DePorress: As at 9:05, 80 people and 84 people had been registered at the polling stations A and B respectively. The number of registered voters is 1167.

The general atmosphere was calm. However, a woman, who identified herself as Gladys Ofori, who had been in the queue form 5am, was not allowed to cast …

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0 comments Dec 072012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

07 December 2012

Accra, Ghana

POLLING DAY OBSERVATION: SITUATIONAL (MID-DAY) REPO

Introduction

The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has deployed about 4,500 trained, accredited,

non-partisan  rapid  response  observers.  Of  this  figure,  1,500  are  Parallel  Vote  Tabulation  (PVT) Observers. These observers are Ghanaians, from every walk of life, who have volunteered their time to help ensure that every …

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0 comments Dec 072012

7-12-2012  Accra .

So far, the elections are generally going on smoothly throughout the country.

Interest in taking part in the elections is quite high according to observers and a cross section of voters

Some registered voters at Sakumono, a surburb of Accra started queuing as early as 11 o’clock last night in readiness for the voting to …

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0 comments Dec 072012

At Hope International Ministry polling station, scores of people arrived a early at 6am to participate in the electoral process. Voters waited quietly as ballot boxes  were still being set up. One man in his community wanted to ensure voters were not bothered by the heat and long lines during the process.

Emmanuel Osei Afriyie had …

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0 comments Dec 072012

Report by Roxanne, for Ghana Decides

In Krowor constituency off Spintex Road, hundreds of voters still wait to cast their ballots. hundreds of people were scattered around the polling station. As the mid-day heat approaches, some were fortunate to get seats under the few canopies provided.

Krowor

Others waited in plastic chairs, drenched in sweat. Mostly, though, …

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Emmanuel A. Gamor, for Ghana Decides

At 8:15am the Dzorwulu Open Space voting station, number 138, had about 75 people in line voters waiting even as voters casting their ballot moved at a decent clip. After media press accreditation were checked a polling agent at the station, Derrick Asiedu, reported that 91 voters with 24 female voters …

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0 comments Oct 032012

Togbe Afede XIV, Agbogbomefia of Asogli state in the Volta region has praised Dr Abu Sakara Foster, the 2012 Presidential Candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) for the vision he intends to implement to develop the country if voted come December.

‘I want to commend you for the clarity with which you have articulated your programmes …

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0 comments Oct 022012

The decision by the Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) to create 45 new constituencies in tandem with the creation of new districts by the Government and in exercise of its mandate under Article 47 and 51 of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana has generated much rumpus over the past couple of weeks and an endless …

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2 comments Sep 192012

I have been following with keen interest the on-going debate on the intended creation of 45 new constituencies since its announcement by the Electoral Commission (EC). A cursory survey of the debate would depict that the arguments have been hinged on two main legs: legality of the intended creation and the timing of the exercise. …

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