Posts tagged "EC"

2 comments Dec 142012

Report by Roxanne Scott, for Ghana Decides

President of the ECOWAS Commission, Kadré Désiré Ouédraogo, deployed an ECOWAS Observation Mission (EOM) to monitor the Presidential and Parliamentary elections in Ghana on 7 December.  EOM, made up of 250 observers, was led by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria.

EOM began arriving in Ghana on 28 November. The …

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Report by Jerome Kuseh, for Ghana Decides

Supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) all over the country have taken to the streets to celebrate the victory of their presidential candidate, John Dramani Mahama, in the 2012 general elections.

NDC faithful took to the streets clad in party colours with shouts of “e dey beee …

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Report by Abu Mubarik, for Ghana Decides

The co-chairperson of Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO), VCRAC Crabbe urged the Electoral Commission (EC) to publish the results of the presidential and parliamentary elections on its website for the sake of “transparence and verification.” He made the call when he released the CODEO’s Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) …

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Report by N.Y. Sarpong

The Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan, has declared President John Dramani Mahama, candidate of the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC), as President-elect of the Republic of Ghana.

Dr. Gyan announced the results at a press conference at the office of the Commission at Ridge in Accra some minutes ago, …

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1 comment Dec 092012

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The Electoral Commission of Ghana has released the certified results of the Presidential Election on its Facebook page, some hours after meeting the Peace Council and representatives of political parties.

The certified results put President John Mahama at 5,574,761 representing 50.70 percent; Nana Addo’s 5,248,898 means47.74; and Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom gained 64,362 …

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Last Modified: Sunday, 9 December 2012. 8.28PM

Ghana Decides Desk Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Information we are picking up from the Electoral Commission suggest that the Commission, together with the National Peace Council may address the media very soon.

Ghana Decides spotted some members of the Peace Council heading towards the Conference Centre.

We will update on any further developments.

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Media organisations allowed …

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A preliminary report by the Coalition of Domestic Observers (CODEO) states that parliamentary and presidential elections were conducted largely in accordance with Ghana’s  electoral laws.

CODEO received reports from 99 percent of its observers, constituency supervisors and regional coordinators.

The organisation reports that there were relatively few problems found at polling sites, which consisted of the opening …

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The December polls revealed many interesting scenes in Ghana. The Ghana Decides video team went around to capture the feeling at some of the 26000 polling centres around the country.

From the Odododiodio Constituency:

From the Ayawaso West Wougon Constituency

From Ngleshie Amanfro

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By Abu Mubarik, for Ghana Decides

 

 

 

 

 

 

It been 48 hours since Ghanaians went to the polls. Certified and released parliamentary results reveal that some incumbent Members of Parliament have lost their seats to new entries.

They are as follows:

NANDOM
Old MP: AMBROSE DERRY, New MP: DR. BENJAMIN KUMBOUR

AKWATIA
Old MP: DR. KOFI ASARE, New MP: BAABA JAMAL

KETU SOUTH
Old MP: …

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The Electoral Commission (EC) on Saturday denied it has engaged the services of an Israeli company to transmit election results on its behalf and assured the nation that no results can be manipulated.

“The Commission wishes to reiterate that election results are signed and sent by fax and no company has been engaged for any such …

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