Election News

NDC Old Guards Association rejects Rawlings' call for inquest into vote “rigging”

Friday, December 14, 2012
NDC Old Guards Association in the Ashanti Region has objected to former President Rwalings' call for a committee to investigate allegations of vote rigging in the just ended general elections. The group affiliated to the ruling party says Mr. Rawlings' suggestion to President Mahama is untenable because the opposition NPP had already decided to ... Read more

We are not ready for court - NPP

Friday, December 14, 2012
The New Patriotic Party says it is in no rush to go to court to challenge results of the elections which they claim was rigged in favour of John Mahama. According to Nii Ayikoi Otoo, chairman of the NPP legal committee, the party is still gathering evidence and would go to the Supreme Court to challenge the results when the party is convinced ... Read more

2012 Campaign was issue based but voting was not- CPP

Friday, December 14, 2012
The Convention People's Party has rubbished claims it is a dead party following a disappointing performance in the 2012 general elections which saw the party's presidential candidate Dr Abu Sakara garner only 20,323 votes representing 0.18 per cent. The party also lost its only seat in Parliament- Jomoro Constituency- where the daughter of Ghana ... Read more

Traders worried over attacks by alleged NPP demonstrators

Friday, December 14, 2012
Traders in Accra have expressed worry over attacks at some trading centres particularly the Central Business District, following the December 7 General Elections. Aggrieved NPP supporters in Accra and other parts of the country have been protesting the declaration of John Mahama as President-elect by Chairman of the Electoral Commission Dr. Kwad ... Read more

NDC-Virginia Congratulates President Mahama and Ghanaians

Friday, December 14, 2012
We, the members of NDC-Virginia are highly elated to congratulate President John Dramani Mahama for emerging as the victor of the December 07, 2012 General Election. We also want to extend the same congratulations to all Ghanaians for the peaceful and orderly conduct of the election despite the challenges and frustrations posed by the new voting sy ... Read more

Nana Konadu: EC Heads Have Deliberately Taken An “Arrogant” Posture

Thursday, December 13, 2012
[I][B]'If you want peace but refuse to let justice prevail, then you are equal to the person who wants war'.[/B][/I] The above is a quotation, extracted from Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings' advice to Dr. Afari Gyan and his subordinates for not acting 'in line with the constitution and behaving in a manner that every decent Ghanaian would do.' ... Read more

JJ Jubilates -Over Mahama’s Victory

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Even as no one is able to tell exactly who the founder of the ruling National Democratic Congress, Jerry John Rawlings voted for in the just ended Presidential poll, he is nevertheless said have jubilated all night when the Electoral Commission pronounced President John Dramani Mahama winner of last Friday's Presidential election to the chagrin of ... Read more

And Mahama Wept -After Dr Afari Gyan’s declaration

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The air was drenched with excitement and anxiety as early results of the December 7, 2012 elections trickle in. A President serving the unexpired term of his predecessor was elected to begin his first term. Whiles some giants in parliament still managed to retain their seats, others were swept away by the electoral hurricane and new ones were b ... Read more

NPP Stands Alone …as the World endorses Ghana Election results

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The entrenched position taken by the opposition New Patriotic Party's National Executive Committee and its beleaguered flag bearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in the December 7, 2012 election to waste time on spilt milk by trying to fight the election results at the Supreme Court could be best likened to a grain of maize in the midst of fowls. ... Read more

Cooperatively Observing Ghana Decide

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
[B]Gene A. Cretz serves as U.S. Ambassador to Ghana.[/B] While many Americans experienced long lines when voting in our 2012 elections, by and large, they faced these inconveniences with patience and determination. Ghanaians displayed the same kind of determination, patience, and pride this past weekend when exercising their right to vote in the ... Read more

NPP defeat is a punishment from God - Baba Jamal

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The Deputy Minister of Tourism, Mr. Mohammed Ahmed Baba Jamal says the defeat of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Friday's general elections was a punishment from God. He indicated that the vile propaganda the NPP used to impugn the integrity of people in government during the electioneering campaign was enough to invoke the curse of ... Read more

NPP has no case; they are just engaging in obstructionism and lawlessness - Ablakwa

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
A Deputy Information Minister, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has called the bluff of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) which is determined to go to court over the results of Friday's elections. The party argued that the December 7 polls were rigged to favour the incumbent president, John Mahama. The NPP has decided to file a suit at the Supreme Court o ... Read more

NPP has no case; they are just engaging in obstructionism and lawlessness - Ablakwa

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
A Deputy Information Minister, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has called the bluff of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) which is determined to go to court over the results of Friday's elections. The party argued that the December 7 polls were rigged to favour the incumbent president, John Mahama. The NPP has decided to file a suit at the Supreme Court o ... Read more

US Urges Ghanaians To Accept Elections Results

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The United States is urging Ghanaians to accept the results of Ghana's recent elections, even though the main opposition challenger for president has not conceded defeat, Agence France-Presse reported. According to Ghana's election commission, 50.7 percent of voters cast their ballots for incumbent president John Dramani Mahama while slightly le ... Read more

NPP Won The Elections—Akufo-Addo Thinks So

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) says no matter how long it takes, the leadership of his party will contest the results of the just ended presidential elections in which he was defeated. Addressing a charged crowd at the Obra Spot near the Kwame Nkrumah Circle a while ago, Nana Akufo-Addo said "we know we won this election" adding ... Read more