Election News

NPP's evidence will give me a good sleep – Haruna Iddrisu

Saturday, December 29, 2012
Communications Minister, Haruna Iddrisu has indicated that he now feels relieved after weeks of threat by the New Patriotic Party to storm the Supreme Court with their evidence of electoral fraud in the 2012 elections. Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, vice presidential candidate of the NPP in the 2012 elections, at a press conference Friday catalogued what ... Read more

NDC's victory in election 2012 is pre-ordained by God – Alhaji Gausu

Saturday, December 29, 2012
Alhaji Baba Gausu, Brong-Ahafo Regional Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), on Friday said the party's victory in the just ended general elections was pre-ordained by God. He, however, cautioned the leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to rescind its decision to challenge the outcome of the elections since that would be c ... Read more

NPP's case will fall at the Supreme Court – Lawyer Amaliba

Saturday, December 29, 2012
A member of the governing NDC's legal team, Abraham Amaliba has said that the opposition NPP's challenge of President Mahama's victory at the highest court of the land, “will come to naught”. The NPP on Friday formally begun its legal challenge of the electoral results, which the leadership of the party believed were rigged to favour incumbent P ... Read more

Ghana Elections 2012: Over 1 Million Votes Were Wrongly Counted

Saturday, December 29, 2012
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) says its painstaking, methodical and deliberate investigations into the December polls, have uncovered massive and pervasive irregularities in the election results. According to the opposition party, the irregularities tended to invariably favour the NDC presidential candidate, President John Mahama. At a present ... Read more

NPP Are Bad Losers: Petition Claims Are Laughable

Saturday, December 29, 2012
The National Democratic Congress says claims by the opposition New Patriotic Party that over 1.3 million votes were stolen for John Mahama in the recent Presidential elections are laughable and misleading. The NPP legal team officially filed a petition at the Supreme Court on Friday to challenge the presidential election results which declared J ... Read more

NPP Challenge In Court Is For Posterity Sake—Akufo-Addo Claims

Friday, December 28, 2012
The presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo says the party's decision to challenge the validity of the results of the 2012 election is not personal or about individuals, but rather ensuring transparency and democracy in Ghana's electoral process. Speaking at a press conference organised at the Alisa Hotel in Accr ... Read more

On NPP Case: Supreme Court Must Maintain Its Neutrality

Friday, December 28, 2012
The Forum for Governance and Justice (FGJ) has challenged the Supreme Court to maintain its neutrality when sitting begins on the NPP case seeking to challenge 2012 election results. According to the FGJ, the judges could be under some pressure because of the perception that the judiciary was sympathetic to the NPP. Convener of the Forum, Dr. ... Read more


Thursday, December 27, 2012
The Youth of the Convention People's Party (CPP) sees it dishonorable that the worst ever elected national youth organiser (now a non-member of the Party and political chaff) to be elected, Murtala Mohammed, has again chosen to embark on his unproductive exercise of smearing ridicule and falsehood on the National Chairperson and Leader of the CPP, ... Read more

Nana Akufo-Addo meet GJA to explain why NPP did not accept the results

Thursday, December 27, 2012
Accra, Dec. 26, GNA - Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has met with the National Executive of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) to explain why the party has decided not to accept the results of the 2012 elections. The meeting, which was held at the GJA's premises was also to explain mea ... Read more

National Security Told Us Not To Celebrate NDC's Victory—Ade Coker Reveals

Thursday, December 27, 2012
Mr. Joseph Ade Coker, Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has explained that national security chiefs reasoned with the NDC's leadership to hold back in celebrating its victory in the December 7 & 8, General Elections, in the interest of national peace and development. The ruling party surprising restrained ... Read more

NPP To Challenge Presidential Results At Supreme Court By Close Of Week

Thursday, December 27, 2012
The New Patriotic Party has given the assurance that it will go to the Supreme Court before the end of this week to challenge this year's Presidential election result. The party's Director of Communications, Nana Akomea explains to Radio Ghana's correspondent that the NPP has a lot of encouragement from key institutions regarding its decision t ... Read more

Statement: NDC wishes Ghanaians well on Christmas

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) extends its best wishes to all Ghanaians as the country joins the world to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Our warmest felicitations go to all Ghanaians on the occasion of Christmas which is observed and celebrated as a landmark on the Christian calendar. It is a period of sharing, reconciliation and p ... Read more

NPP insists verification machines have been tampered with

Tuesday, December 25, 2012
The leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is insisting that allegations against the Electoral Commission that it has tampered with the verification machines are true despite the Commission's denial. The party's General Secretary, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie had earlier accused the EC of setting the biometric machines used for the December 7 elec ... Read more

EC Changes Figues

Monday, December 24, 2012
The controversy surrounding the 2012 general elections refuses to die with the unearthing of one anomaly or the other each passing week. Now it appears the Electoral Commission (EC) has changed the figures put out in the public domain when it announced the results of the presidential elections on December 9, 2012. Apart from the allegations o ... Read more

Police-State Harassment A Result Of Election Fraud—NPP

Monday, December 24, 2012
The General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, yesterday issued another caution to President John Mahama and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to cease using police-state tactics to interfere with the preparation of evidence for the upcoming court case to challenge the EC's declaration of Mr Mahama as the one- ... Read more