Election News


Saturday, December 22, 2012
The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) has commend the December 2012 elections as the most transparent, free, fair and peaceful elections ever conducted since Ghana gain independent. The NDC has reiterated the fact that the biometric technology enabled the Electoral Commission (EC) to have the cleanest register ever used in any elections ... Read more


Friday, December 21, 2012
The 2012 Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo, has stressed “the NPP will not waver in its commitment to ensuring that Ghana remains a peaceful and stable country.” In a meeting with the Christian Council on Friday, the NPP leader took time to explain why the National Executive Committee of the party found it ... Read more

John Mahama campaign lauds Peace Council on NPP “lawless declaration”

Friday, December 21, 2012
The John Mahama 2012 Campaign on Sunday lauded the National Peace Council (NPC) for condemning a press conference by the opposition New patriotic Party (NPP), which claimed it had won Election 2012 with 51.3 per cent of votes. A statement signed by Mr Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, National Campaign Coordinator, said it had taken note of the press confer ... Read more

NPP is going to “disintegrate and scatter into pieces” - Allotey Jacobs

Friday, December 21, 2012
The Central Region Communications Director for the National Democratic Congress, Bernard Allotey Jacobs, has predicted that the New Patriotic Party will implode and splinter along tribal lines if the leadership of the party fails to tell the truth about its electoral loss. According to Mr Allotey Jacobs, the signs of the implosion are already vi ... Read more

Election 2012: Go out and celebrate; NDC tells supporters

Friday, December 21, 2012
The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on its members to disregard the allegations by the New Patriotic Party that it (NDC) rigged the December 7 polls and proceed with their planned victory celebrations. According to some senior members of the NDC, they refrained from celebrating their victor ... Read more

Deputy Upper East Regional Minister chides NPP

Friday, December 21, 2012
Mrs Lucy Awuni, Upper East Deputy Regional Minister has described the protests by New Patriotic Party (NPP) against the results of the December 7 general election as a mockery of the Peace Declaration Agreement, which the political party leaders signed in Kumasi just before the elections. In statement issued in Bolgatanga on Thursday, she sai ... Read more

NPP suffered momentary hysteria after electoral defeat - Asiedu Nketia

Friday, December 21, 2012
The General Secretary of the National Democratic Party, Johnson Asiedu Nketia has indicated that he is baffled by the inability of the opposition New Patriotic Party to overcome the momentary hysteria it suffered following the announcement of the December 7 election results. "We've lost election before. We know the pain of losing elections so if ... Read more

NPP has no case; 2012 election was free and fair - Akua Donkor

Thursday, December 20, 2012
The Founder and leader of the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), Akua Donkor has described as unfounded claims by the New Patriotic Party that the December 7 polls were rigged to favour the incumbent government. She said the 2012 general election is the most credible and transparent in the history of Ghana therefore the NPP's claim is a figment of their ... Read more

Results of 2012 elections stolen for one party- PPP

Thursday, December 20, 2012
The Progressive Peoples Party (PPP) has joined the growing chorus of election fraud in the 2012 elections. It says it has evidence some figures at the polling stations did not tally with those collated at the collation centre. What it worse, the miscalculations were “not just mistakes or wrongful tabulation but clear fraudulent acts by some E ... Read more

Rasheed Pelpuo rubbishes NPP's criticism of EC's gazette of the president

Thursday, December 20, 2012
Deputy Majority leader of parliament Rasheed Pelpuo says the issues raised by the NPP about the electoral commission's gazette of president Mahama as president of Ghana, are irrelevant. He spoke exclusively to Joy News in Parliament House. On the floor of the house, Wednesday December 19, 2012, the New Patriotic Party raised some issues to a ... Read more

Samia Says No To NDC

Thursday, December 20, 2012
National Chairperson of the Convention People's Party (CPP), Samia Nkrumah has stated categorically that she will reject any proposal by the John Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) to give her a ministerial appointment. To her, she cannot work with a party that apparently worked in the background to scuttle her second term bid for a p ... Read more

Stop Street Demos And Go To Court—Appiah Menka Tells NPP

Thursday, December 20, 2012
An elder of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Akenten Appiah-Menka, has advised party supporters to stop the street demonstrations and rather encourage the party leadership to pursue the intended Supreme Court action to challenge the results of the December 7 elections. While stressing that the demonstrations were not necessary, since they c ... Read more

Afari-Gyan Gazettes Ghana Elections 2012 Results

Thursday, December 20, 2012
The Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan has caused to be gazetted, the declaration of the results of the 2012 election which saw John Dramani Mahama elected as the President of the Republic of Ghana. In a statement, the Chairman noted the action was in accordance with the Article 63(9) of the 1992 Constitution of the Rep ... Read more

NPP should opt for the Accra Sports Stadium than a live telecast in court - Okudzeto Ablakwa

Thursday, December 20, 2012
A Deputy Information Minister is appealing to the Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood to use the Accra Sports Stadium as venue for the court proceedings as the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) presents its case of electoral fraud against the Electoral Commission (EC) at the Supreme Court. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa believes the stadium will p ... Read more

I Won’t Serve In NDC Gov’t—Samia Nkrumah Vows

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The Chairperson of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), Hon. Samia Yaaba Nkrumah in an interview with Citi News on Wednesday emphatically declared her intention to reject any offer by the Mahama administration to serve the nation. “I don't see how a party that worked hard to defeat me and succeeded to do so and now that I am out of Parliament wil ... Read more