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08.12.2008 Elections

'Skirt And Blouse' Voting In Navrongo Central

Mr. Joseph Kofi Adda, New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Navrongo Central, has retained the seat winning the polls with 14,354 votes after a keen contest with Mr. Mark Woyongo of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) who pulled 13,224 votes.

The NDC however won the presidential vote, the first time in three elections. It polled 14,218 to beat the NPP, which had 13,867 votes.

The People's National Convention parliamentary candidate, Gabriel Pwamang, had 4,026, while the Convention People's Party candidate, Mr. Anuga Fortunate, pulled 133 votes.

PNC's Dr. Edward Mahama won 4,394 votes while the Democratic Freedom Party polled 147. The Democratic People's Party (DPP) got 24.

The rest are Dr. Papa Kwesi Ndoum of the CPP - 195 votes, the Reform Patriotic Democrats won 17 votes and independent candidate, 73 votes.

In the presidential election, 1,226, votes were rejected while that of the parliamentary was 870.

Source - GNA