The Electoral Commission has announced process for parliamentary and presidential candidates to follow to formally apply to stand for election in this year’s general election.
According to the EC, presidential candidates are to pay GHS 100,000 as filing fees while parliamentary candidates are to pay GHS 10,000.
The EC Chair, Jean Mensa also announced that filing of nomination forms begin on Monday, October 5 to Friday, October 9.
She added that the nomination forms will be available on the EC’s website from 6:00pm Monday.
But candidates can only access the forms via unique passwords to be made available to general secretaries of the various political parties.
Independent candidates, Mrs Mensa stressed, can access the passwords from the IT department of the Commission.
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