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Ghanaian general election Schedule 2016

General elections held in Ghana on 7 Dec 2016 to elect a President and Members of Parliament


Counting for Ghana Parliamentary Elections 2016 almost complete for 29,000 polling stations, official results from the country's 275 constituencies across 10 regions have come. Ghana Parliamentary Elections Results 2016 have been declared Opposition NPP has won and NDC has conceded defeat. Ghana Parliamentary Elections results, and member of parliament has been declared.

Read More: Member of Parliament List for Ghana 2016

Read More: Detailed Election Results By Constituency

Read More: Detailed Election Results By Region

Get Ghana Election Results By Region Constituency Live 
Western Region Greater Accra Region
Volta Region  Eastern Region
Upper West Region Central Region 
Upper East Region Brong Ahafo Region
Northern Region Ashanti Region

All 275 Constituencies counted

Candidate Party Votes %
Nana Akufo-Addo New Patriotic Party (NPP) 5716026 53.85
John Dramani Mahama National Democratic Congress (NDC) 4713277 44.4

Read More: Detailed Presidential Election Results Here  


Ghana Parliamentary Election Results 2016   

247 seats declared till now of 275

Title Party Seats
New Patriotic Party NPP 154
National Democratic Congress NDC 84

Read More: Detailed Parliamentary Election Results Here


Ghana Parliamentary Election Results and Vote Count by Region  

Region NPP Seats NDC Seats Total Seats
Ashanti Region 44 3 47
Brong Ahafo Region 20 9 29
Central Region 17 4 21
Eastern Region 25 5 30
Greater Accra Region 21 13 34
Northern Region 11 10 21
Upper East Region 3 12 15
Upper West Region 4 5 9
Volta Region 1 16 17
Western Region 15 9 24
Total 161 86 247

 

  1. Parliamentary Collation ongoing at the Odododiodoo Constituency. NDC 7182 NPP 4068 NB : Certified Results
  2. Provisional results: Alban Bagbin, Oppong-Nkrumah and Afenyo Markin win
  3. Vote counting is ongoing and later results will be transferred to Collation Centres for collation.
  4. John Jinapor wins Yapei
  5. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah projected as winner by joynews election headquarters
  6. NPP is winning New Juaben South 13413 NDC 6607
  7. Ayawaso North. Presidential Provisional 89 OUT OF 90 NDC – 22, 023 NPP – 14, 747
  8. Savelegu 61 OUT OF 95 Polling Stations Presidential Provisional NDC 7059 NPP 6268
  9. Provisional results from Asawase John Dramani Mahama leads with 2602 votes Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has 1,892 votes
  10. Tamale Central prisons counting started @JDMahama – 44 votes against Nana Addo – 31 votes 
  11. Pres. Provisional Results: Kwahu Mpreaso Presby Primary B NPP– 243 NDC- 53 NDP- 0
  12. #C110812. 756 Registered. 533 Voted. Presidential. CPP-3. NDP-1. NDC-336. PPP-5. NPP-185
  13. Pres. Provisional Results: Accra Girls Secondary School Polling Station 2 NPP– 130 NDC- 68 NDP- 0 CPP- 0 PPP- 0 PNC- 0
  14. Counting begins at Pentecost church polling station in Madina Constituency
  15. Counting begins at Bethel Day Nursery, Sakumono in the Tema West constituency

Live Updates: Ghana Parliamentary election Voting Live 2016  

  1. The two Nanas vote in Ghanaian electionOne is a man, the other a woman.
  2. Polling  till 17:00 GMT results within 3 days among the 7 candidates in the presidential race.
  3. First Lady Lordina Mahama casts her vote.
  4. The Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Akufo Addo casting his ballot
  5. Long queues at voting stations in Ghana as President John Mahama ran for a second and final term against a backdrop of an economy that has slowed sharply since he took power.
  6. Vice President, @KBAmissahArthur to vote at midday at Accra High School polling station.
  7. 392 prisoners are expected to cast their ballots.  
  8. Opposition chief on his way to his home region to cast his vote. President also expected in his constituency to vote
  9. Voting begins at Akumajay Polling station ( Odododiodio Constituency). 769 are expected to vote.
  10. LA Olympia C polling station(La Dadekotopon Constituency). 580 people will be expected to vote here.
  11.  December 7 general elections scheduled to begin at 0700 GMT.

Live Updates: Ghana Parliamentary election Details 2016   

  1. There are a total of 275 constituencies. Each is represented by a Member of Parliament (MP).
  2. There are a total of 1,158 parliamentary candidates.
  3. 15,712,499 registered voters are expected to vote for seven presidential candidates and 1,158 parliamentary candidates at 28,992 polling stations nationwide on Wednesday.
  4. Charlotte Osei chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Ghana said 148,000 election officials have been deployed and 64,000 security personnel have been stationed around the country to ensure security.
  5. Among other security measures put in place on election day are the ban on sale of alcohol within 500 metres of a polling station, ban on use of mortorbikes within 400 metres of a polling station.

  6. Also, bags, purses, pens, mobile phones , food and drinks are disallowed in the ballot screen,

  7. Over 400 foreign observers and over 12,000 local observers will actively monitor the process.

  8. If no candidate gets more than 50% of the vote, then the two leading candidates will go forward to a runoff election on Dec. 28. 

  9. Ghanaians will also be casting their vote to decide who will take up the parliament’s 275 seats.Ben Ephson's opinion polls indicate that the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) will win the majority of the 275 seats.

Facts & FiguresGhana Elections Regions map

Voting population 15,712,499 
28,992 Polling Stations
275 Constituency Collation Centres 
1 National Collation Centre
7 Presidential candidates (1 Female)
1,158 Parliamentary candidates (136 Females)

Ghanaian general election Details 2016 

  1. The president is elected using the two-round system, whilst the 275 members of Parliament will be elected in single-member constituencies using first-past-the-post voting.
  2. Eligible voters must be Ghanaian citizens who are at least 18 years old, although those declared insane are disenfranchised. Parliamentary candidates must be Ghanaian citizens at least 21 years old, and either be resident in their constituency or have lived there for at least five of the ten years prior to the election
  3. Social media initiative like #GhanaDecides will track live election updates.
  4. On average 66% of citizens in Ghana have voted in elections since independence and new technologies are expected to  increase this figure.
  5. Citizens can also check their registration details by SMS using a shortcode established by Ghana's Electoral Commission.

Ghana Region Breakdown 

Ghana has 10 regions, each divided into constituencies. There are 275 Constituencies.

Below is a breakdown of the different regions and the number of constituencies.  

  1. Ashanti Region – 47 seats
  2. Brong Ahafo Region – 29 seats
  3. Central Region – 23 seats
  4. Eastern Region – 33 seats
  5. Greater Accra Region – 34 seats
  6. Northern Region – 31 seats
  7. Upper East Region – 15 seats
  8. Upper West Region – 11 seats
  9. Volta Region – 26 seats
  10. Western Region – 26 seats

Ghana Elections Opinion Poll

According to the latest Opinion Poll Mahama's National Democratic Congress is ahead of New Patriotic Party.

Poll source Date Mahama Akufo-Addo
    NDC NPP
Ben Ephson 28-Nov-16 52.40% 45.90%
Ben Ephson Oct-16 50.80% 47.50%

Candidates

Potential presidential candidates
Convention People's Party National Democratic Congress New Patriotic Party National Democratic Party
Ivor Greenstreet John Dramani Mahama Nana Akufo-Addo Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings
  Kwesi Amissah-Arthur Mahamudu Bawumia

 


Ghana Elections Results by Constituency by region

 

PPP – 344
Rejected – 171

2:12 – Certified Results:
Savelugu Constituency – 61 out of 95 stations

CPP – 88
NDC – 14,442
NDP – 54
PPP – 263
NPP – 8,114
PNC – 111

2:10 – Certified Results:
Saboba Constituency – 15 out of 64 stations.

NDC – 2,863
NPP – 2,935

2:09 – Certified Results:
Tain Constituency – 14 out of 123 stations.

NDC – 1,416
NPP – 2,081
CPP – 5
NDP – 2
PNC – 1
PPP – 23
IND – 3

1:52 – Certified Results from 26 polling stations in VR
CPP – 76
NDP – 10
NDC – 6,098
PPP – 221
NPP – 688
PNC – 8
IND – 8

1:10 – MPOHOR CONST. FUNERAL GROUNDS
CPP – 0
NDP – 0
NDC – 130
PPP – 7
NPP – 243
PNC – 0
IND – 1

1:04 – GARU, D/A POLLING STATION PRESIDENTIAL

NDC – 273
NDP – 1
PNC – 2
PPP – 1
NPP – 303
CPP – 1

12:57 – MPOHOR CONSTITUENCY – APATANTA POLLING STATION
NPP – 342
NDC – 203
CPP – 1
PPP – 30
PNC – 1
NDP – 0
IND – 0

12:53 – EJURA SEKYEDUMASI – EJURA TOWN COUNCIL / B

PRESIDENTIAL

CPP – 0
NPP – 315
NDC – 74
NDP – 0
IND – 0
PPP – 1
PNC – 0

12:44 – EJURA SEKYEDUMASI – EJURA TOWN COUNCIL / A

NPP – 328
NDC – 57
CPP – 0
PPP – 0
PNC – 0
NDP – 0
IND – 0

12:43 – EJURA SEKYEDUMASI CONSTITUENCY – EJURAMAN SHS STATIION

NPP – 248
NDC – 113
CPP – 0
PPP – 4
PNC – 0
NDP – 0
IND – 0

12:37 – KINTAMPO NORTH CONSTITUENCY – COMMUNITY CENTRE

NPP -265
NDC – 90
CPP -1
PPP – 5
PNC – 0
NDP -1
IND – 0

12:34 – CAPE COAST CONSTITUENCY – DWEN HWE KAN STATION

NPP – 151
NDC – 257
CPP -0
PPP – 2
PNC – 0
NDP -1
IND – 0

12:30 – NAVRONGO CENTRAL, SOCIAL WELFARE

CPP – 0
NDP – 0
NDC -189
PPP – 11
NPP – 260
PNC – 0
IND – 0

12:25 – EFUTU CONSTITUENCY, PRESBY PRIMARY PRESIDENTIAL

CPP – 0
NDP – 0
NDC – 80
PPP – 5
NPP -191
PNC-0
IND-0

12:21 –

12:00 – Special Voting Tema East
NDC 185
NPP 277
INDP 0
PPP 6
CPP 2

11:23 – Eastern Region: Fanteakwa North: Damso Bungalow

CPP 0
NDP 0
NDC 99
PPP 8
NPP 484
PNC 0
IND 0

10:52 – Cape Coast South Constituency: Mdcc Gyegyeano – A

CPP 1

NDC 297

NDP 0

PPP 6

NPP 353

PNC 0

IND 1

10:00 – Parliamentary Results:

EASTERN REGION
Comm. Training School

NPP 266
NDC 41
PPP 2

9:55 – Presidential Results:

Ejura Sekyedumase Constituency / Presby Polling Station.
NDC – 126
NPP – 505
CPP – 1
PPP – 2

9:50 – Presidential Results:

Akem Oda Constituency / Community Training School B.

NDC – 61
NPP – 261
PPP – 3
NDP – 61

Tain, Nsawkaw- Methodist JHS

NPP-95
NDC-96
PPP-1
CPP-1

Rejected- 2
Total votes cast-196

9:49 – Okaikoi South Constituency
(Kaneshie Pentecost)

NPP-309
NDC-288
PPP-2
CPP- 1
NDP-1

9:46 – Presidential Results
Ashaiman Constituency
(WETA Uniom 1 A)

NPP-168
NDC-159
PPP-2
CPP-1
APC-1

Rejected- 5
Total votes cast-337

9:45 – Presidential Results
Asawase
(Hamdanyia International School)

NPP-131
NDC-123
PPP-2

Rejected-367
Spoilt-2

9:44 – Parliamentary

UPPER EAST
(Fumbisi Market Square)
NPP-23
NDC-60
PNC-23

9:17 – Presidential
UPPER EAST

Builsa South (Fumbisi Market Square)

NPP-28
NDC-78
PPP-3
CPP-1
Spoilt Ballot-2
Rejected-1

9:15 – Gomoa West (Apam Sec School):

NPP 135
NDC 58
PPP 1

Spoilt Ballot- 6
Total Valid Votes -194

9:14 – Ablekuma South / KorleBu Police Station.

NDC – 178
NPP – 250
PPP – 3
Rejected – 5

9:04 – Provisional Presidential

Adagbledu Center B, Ketu North

NPP-102
NDC-238
PPP-0
INDP- 1
Rejected-7

Total vote- 348

8:50 – Kpeve Junction New Town (South Dayi):

Presidential

NPP 28
NDC 351
PPP 5
NDP 1
Rejected ballots 4

8:47 – UCC Library Polling Station A

PPP – 7
NDC – 56
NPP – 166
No ballot rejected

Total Vote Cast – 266

8:37 – Catholic Mission Polling Station Maame Krobo

Parliamentary

NDC Eric Owusu – 206
NPP William Hor – 228
CPP Jordan Michael – 4
Rejected – 4

Valid total vote is 442 out of 673 registered voters

8:09 – Madina Zongo Junction: Central Mosque polling station A

NDC 376
NPP 147

Polling station B

NDC 276
NPP 180

8:05 – Ashanti Region 5. Antwima Nwabiagya:

NPP 1251

NDC 387

6. Bekwai:

NPP 374

NDC 17

7:55 – Ashanti Region 7. Bosomtwe:

NPP 591

NDC 38

8. Ejisu Juaben:

NPP 533

NDC 110

7:49 – Ledzokuku : Teps Polling Station B

NDC 210
NPP 2 17
PPP 3
PNC 0
NDP 2
CPP 0

7:44 – Ashanti Region 1 Bantama:

NPP 1540

NDC 174

2. Bosome Freho:

NPP 700

NDC 97

7:42 – Ashanti Region 3. Manhyia:

NPP 1096

NDC 112

4. Oforikrom:

NPP 1258

NDC 500

7:41 – Sege Clinic Polling Station

CPP 0
NDC 436
PPP 2
NDP 1
PNC 0
NPP 159
Rejected 9

7:38 – Faith Baptist school polling station B

Parliamentary

CPP 0
NPP 98
NDC 78
PPP 1

7:35 – Shai Osudoku constituency, Asutuare Area Council A

CPP 1
NDP 0
NDC 142
PPP 4
PNC 0
NPP 183
IND1
Rejected 7
Spoiled 2
Registered voters 509
Total voters 339

7:34 – Fire Service polling station A – Assin Central

Parliamentary

CPP – 5
NPP – 347
NDC – 202

7:33 – UCC Library Polling Station B

PPP – 5
NDC – 46
NPP – 215
No ballot rejected

Total Vote Cast – 266

7:27 – Kumasi Central police barracks

NPP-1747
NDC-504

7:20 – Provisional Parliamentary

Ablekuma- South Korle Bu Police Station
Presidential
NPP-7
NDC-257
PPP- 0
Indepenent- 187

7:10 – Provisional Presidential

Akatsi South Constituency (PTC Tobacco Block A)
Presidential
NPP-57
NDC-424
PPP-1

7:00 – Kasseh Clinic polling station
NPP – 58
NDC – 277
PPP – 4

6:55 – Nsawam Prison
NPP – 99
NDC – 146
NDP – 1

6:50 – Provisonal Presidential Results

Dome Kwabenya

NPP-361
NDC-58
PPP-0

6:45 – Klottey Korley Standard Education polling station.
NPP – 226
NDC – 102
CPP – 1

6:40 – Parliamentary Provisional Results
Ashaiman Weta Union B

NPP-179
NDC-182
PPP-1

6:35 – St Anthony Anglican / Ayawaso East
NPP – 132
NDC – 199
PPP – 2

6:30 – Ebenezer Memorial B (Ayawaso East)
Presidential
NPP-228
NDC-161
PPP-2
Spoilt- 2
CPP 1

6:22 – Ablekuma- South Korle Bu Police Station
Presidential
NPP-250
NDC-178
PPP-3

6:20 – Ahwiam Station B / Ningo Prampram
NDC – 77
NPP – 378
CPP – 4
PPP – 4

6:15 – Parliamentary results

Akatsi South Constituency (ARS Church Shell B)
NPP-8
NDC-296
PPP-3
Independent -219
CPP- 6

6:10 – Kaneshie Pentecost / Okaikoi South
NPP – 140
NDC – 147
PPP – 3
CPP – 0

6:00 – Akatsi South Constituency (ARS Church Shell B)
NPP-74
NDC-447
CPP-0
PPP-6

 

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