Ghana Presidential Elections Opinion Poll Predictions 2016 Results Live Parliamentary

Last Modified: December 9, 2016 at 12:12 pm

Ghana Presidential Parliamentary Elections 2016 Results Opinion Exit Poll Predictions Republic of Ghana

Ghanaian Presidential election Results 2016 Live

Counting started immediately after polls shut at 5 p.m. (1700 GMT), but with around 29,000 polling stations, official results from the country's 275 constituencies across 10 regions are not expected until Thursday.Mrs Charlotte Osei, will declare the final result

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

Final Results Tally – NPP is ahead in Presidential and Parliamentary Results

According to Joy FM, (227/275 counted) – Akufo-Addo NPP – 53.41 % , Mahama NDC- 44.77%

According to Website GhanaWeb – Akufo-Addo – 54.63%, John Mahama – 43.60%

Ghana Presidential Election Results and Vote Count ( 227+ / 275 Constituencies counted)

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Nana Akufo-Addo NPP

John Dramani Mahama NDC
Joy FM 53.41 % 44.77%
GhanaWeb 54.63% 43.60%

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Ghana Parliamentary Election Results 2016   

196 seats declared till now of 275

Title Party Seats Percentage
New Patriotic Party NPP 125 59.02%
National Democratic Congress NDC 71 40.98%

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Ghana Parliamentary Election Results and Vote Count by Region  












Region NPP Seats NDC Seats Other Seats Total Seats
Ashanti Region 27 3 0 30
Brong Ahafo Region 15 6 0 21
Central Region 17 4 0 21
Eastern Region 22 2 0 24
Greater Accra Region 17 12 0 29
Northern Region 7 9 0 16
Upper East Region 3 11 0 14
Upper West Region 2 4 0 6
Volta Region 1 16 0 17
Western Region 14 4 0 18
Total 125 71 0 196


  1. Parliamentary Collation ongoing at the Odododiodoo Constituency. NDC 7182 NPP 4068  
  2. NPP is winning New Juaben South 13413 NDC 6607
  3. Ayawaso North. Presidential Provisional 89 OUT OF 90 NDC – 22, 023 NPP – 14, 747
  4. Savelegu 61 OUT OF 95 Polling Stations Presidential Provisional NDC 7059 NPP 6268
  5. Asawase John Dramani Mahama leads 2602 votes Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo 1,892 votes
  6. Tamale Central prisons counting started @JDMahama – 44 votes against Nana Addo – 31 votes 
  7. Pres. Provisional Results: Kwahu Mpreaso Presby Primary B NPP– 243 NDC- 53 NDP- 0
  8. #C110812. 756 Registered. 533 Voted. Presidential. CPP-3. NDP-1. NDC-336. PPP-5. NPP-185
  9. Accra Girls Secondary School Polling Station 2 NPP– 130 NDC- 68 NDP- 0 CPP- 0 PPP- 0 PNC- 0

Live Updates: Ghana Parliamentary and Presidential election Voting Live 2016 

  1. Vice President, @KBAmissahArthur to vote at midday at Accra High School polling station.
  2. 392 prisoners are expected to cast their ballots.
  3. Opposition chief on his way to his home region to cast his vote. President also expected in his constituency to vote
  4. Voting begins at Akumajay Polling station ( Odododiodio Constituency). 769 are expected to vote.
  5. LA Olympia C polling station(La Dadekotopon Constituency). 580 people will be expected to vote here.
  6. Voting Starts at 6 am in the morning. December 7 general elections scheduled to begin at 0700 GMT.

Ghanaian general election Schedule 2016

General elections will be held in Ghana on 7 December 2016 to elect a President and Members of Parliament. They had originally been scheduled for 7 November 2016, but the date was later rejected by Parliament. This year’s parliamentary and presidential elections, like the previous ones, would be held on December 7

ALSO READ: Ghana Elections 2016 Live Updates Polls Voting

Ghana Elections Opinion Poll

  1. Ben Ephson's opinion polls indicate that the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) will win the majority of the 275 seats.
  2. According to the latest Opinion Poll Mahama's National Democratic Congress is ahead of New Patriotic Party.
  3. Latest Poll on 5 December by Restart International shows Mahama getting  54.7%
Poll source Date





Restart International 5-Dec-16 54.7% 43.7%
Ben Ephson 28-Nov-16 52.40% 45.90%
Ben Ephson Oct-16 50.80% 47.50%

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.

Description of government structure of Ghana:

  • Chief of State: President John Dramani MAHAMA
  • Head of Government: President John Dramani MAHAMA
  • Assembly: Ghana has a unicameral Parliament with 275 seats.


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

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