18 Electoral offences you should know [Infographic]


As part of efforts to ensure a free and fair elections, the Electoral Commission has made some offences in connection with elections punishable. The infographic below captures 18 electoral offences that are punishable by law. _ By: Marian Ansah/

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5 ways your ballots could be rejected [Infographic]


In the 2012 general elections about 251,720 votes were rejected by the Electoral Commission which amounted to 2.3 percent of the total votes cast. Figures from the commission states that as many as 205,438 ballots were also rejected in the 2008 elections. The figure was more than the votes gained by some of the presidential candidates. The trend has been a ...

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5 election facts to remember [Infographic]


Ghana is voting in a historic general election on December 7,  2016. Ahead of the polls, there are key facts you must know to guide you on the day of voting. The facts are presented in the infographic below. – By: Jonas Nyabor/

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The top 10 constituencies by voter population [Infographic]

Voting in Ghana

Ahead of the 2016 polls, the voter distribution shows that the Greater Accra Region leads with the highest concentration of registered voters, followed by the Ashanti and Eastern Regions. The infographic below outlines the top 10 constituencies with the highest voter population. – By: Sandister Tei/

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Constituencies that voted ‘skirt and blouse’ in 2012 [Infographic]


‘Skirt and blouse’ voting is a Ghanaian electoral term used to describe the phenomenon in which electorates vote for a presidential or parliamentary candidate of a particular party and voting against the other of same party. Analysis of Ghana’s 2012 elections reveals about 26 constituencies across the country voted skirt and blouse. On a regional breakdown, the Central, Northern and ...

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See which constituencies always vote for the winning party [Infographic]


Ahead of Ghana’s 2016 elections, will be bringing you some trends analysis based off previous elections. For instance, did you know that there are some constituencies across 3 regions in Ghana that always get it right when it comes to the political party that wins the national elections? The infographic below shows the constituencies that have always voted for the ...

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Regional breakdown: How NDC, NPP performed in 2012 [Infographic]


The two leading political parties in Ghana’s 2016 elections, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP), have intensified their campaigns in various regions of country. For instance in the Volta Region which is the NDC’s stronghold, the NPP is targeting 30% of valid votes for the 2016 elections, whilst the NDC is targeting 50% of valid ...

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Regional Breakdown: The 29,000 polling stations for election 2016 [Infographic]


The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana has released the official list of polling stations for the 2016 elections. The list shows an increase in the number of polling stations from 26,000 in 2012 to 29,000 for the 2016 polls. The Ashanti Region maintains the highest the number with 5,190 polling stations, whilst the Upper West Regions remains the the lowest ...

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Infographic: What disqualified Nduom vrs new court order

Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom

An Accra High Court on Friday ordered the Electoral Commission (EC) to allow the Presidential Candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) , Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom to correct mistakes on his nomination forms. The Infographic below captures specific orders from the High Court to the EC and the factors that earlier accounted for Nduom’s disqualification. – By: Sandister Tei/

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Chiefs who have endorsed Mahama, Nana Addo [Infographic]


The presidential candidates of the two major political parties in Ghana, John Dramani Mahama and Nana Akufo Addo have been visiting various communities as part of their campaign ahead of the December polls. These visits require the candidates to pay homage to the chiefs and elders of the various towns and communities. The visits have seen some of the chiefs ...

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