Greater Accra Region Records Highest Voter Population For December Polls

Voters Registration Exhibition Exercise

The Greater Accra Region has the highest valid voter population for the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections.

Out of the total 17,029,971 valid voters on the register, Greater Accra has 3,529,181, followed closely by Ashanti Region, with 3,020,141 voters.

Dr Bossman Eric Asare, the Deputy Chairman in charge of Corporate Services at the Electoral Commission (EC), disclosed this in response to a question posed by Members of Parliament at the weekend.

Officials of the EC were invited by the leadership of Parliament to brief the House on the Commission’s preparedness for the 2020 election.

Present at the briefing were Mrs Jean Mensa, the Chairperson of the EC; Mr Samuel Tettey, Deputy Chair of Operations; Mr Kye Duodo, the Procurement Officer; and Mr Henry Ashong, the Deputy Finance Director.

Dr Asare said the Eastern Region had the third-highest number of voters with 1,641,215 followed by the Central Region with 1,568,352 and Western Region’s 1,187,566 valid voters.

The rest are Western North – 468,683, Volta – 924,117, Oti – 358,552, Bono – 653,609, Ahafo – 316,938 and Bono East – 594,617.

The Savannah Region has 298,402 voters; Northern, 1,050,015; North East, 289,535; Upper East, 659,309; and Upper West, 469,739.

He said the exceptional list had a total of 14,002 persons, while the multiple list had 18,619 persons.

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source: GNA

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