Election News

Akufo-Addo Reticent To Concede But Comforts NPP Supporters

Monday, December 10, 2012
The 2012 Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo has called on party supporters to exercise restraint as the party leadership meets on Tuesday to discuss the next line of action. According to him, representatives from across the country will be present to confer on the way forward for the party. “The nationa ... Read more

Training In Use Of Biometric Must Be Top Priority In Next Election—CODEO Recommends

Monday, December 10, 2012
The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to actively engage electoral officers and all persons associated with the Biometric Verification Machines process in intensive education prior to future elections. According to the group: “if Ghana is to continue in the use of Biometric Verification ... Read more

Victor Smith Floored: As Skirt And Blouse Hits Eastern Region

Monday, December 10, 2012
Expectations in the Eastern Region were high as the people filled the 2,961 polling stations in the region to cast their votes on Friday. Turn-out at the polls was very high but expectations of majority of the people in the region were dashed, as latest result showed that the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) cumulatively did impressive ... Read more

I Declare Mahama President Elect—Dr. Afari Gyan Says So

Sunday, December 09, 2012
The Electoral Commission has declared the Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), President John Mahama as the winner of the 2012 Presidential Elections. This was announced at a press briefing in Accra where hundreds of journalists both local and international had been anxiously waiting for hours for the results to be d ... Read more

It Is All Over As EC Declares John Mahama Winner Of 2012 Ghana Elections

Sunday, December 09, 2012
The Electoral Commission of Ghana led by its Chairman, Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan has declared incumbent President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama as the winner of Friday's national elections. Please stick to ModernGhana.com for more details soon..... ... Read more

Election Observers Release Interim Report On 2012 Elections

Sunday, December 09, 2012
EISA ELECTION OBSERVER MISSION TO THE 7TH DECEMBER 2012 PRESIDENTIAL AND PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS IN GHANA INTERIM STATEMENT 1. Introduction Following an invitation by the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana, the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) deployed a twenty five member Election Observer Mission to the 2012 Ghan ... Read more

‘NDC Will Win To Continue The Better Ghana Agenda’

Sunday, December 09, 2012
Mr. George Lawson, Deputy General Secretary in-charge of Operations of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has said the quality leadership demonstrated by government over the last four years has contributed to their lead in the general election. He said he was convinced the Electoral Commission would by the close of the day announce the NDC a ... Read more

What Was It! Attempting To Rig And Rigging The Elephants?

Sunday, December 09, 2012
Very shamefully and undemocratically, bloated figures coming from the various constituencies in favour of President Mahama and the NDC has been discovered by Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey a big wig of the NPP, who described it as “falsification of figures.” He has therefore called on the general public to ignore the “tainted projection” announced by some ... Read more

PPP Calls On EC To Ensure Thorough Scrutiny Of Final Election Results

Sunday, December 09, 2012
Following the identification of serious lapses in the collation and declaration of Presidential and Parliamentary results, the Progressive People's Party PPP wishes to advise the Electoral Commission EC to delay the declaration of the final results until they have been thoroughly validated. For example, in the Assin South constituency, the PPP w ... Read more

Tension Mounting High As NPP Supporters Invade EC Office

Sunday, December 09, 2012
Tension is mounting high within Accra, the capital city of Ghana as some disgruntled members of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) have besieged the national head office of the Electoral Commission of Ghana. Signals indicate that the NPP supporters are not happy about the current turn of events regarding certified results of Friday's ... Read more