Election 2020: Full Details Of The Presidential Results

John Dramani Mahama (NDC Flagbearer) and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (NPP Flagbearer) shaking hands

Jean Mensah, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission and Returning Officer of the 2020 presidential election, on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, declared Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as President-elect of Ghana.

She made the declaration after announcing the results of 274 out of 275 constituencies in the country. The results excluded that of the Techiman South constituency. This is because the results from the constituency are being contested by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

According to Jean Mensa, Nana Akufo-Addo obtained 6,730,413 votes representing 51.59% while John Dramani Mahama placed second, polling 6,214,889 which represents 47.36% of the total ballots cast.

Christian Kwabena Andrews of the Ghana Union Movement (GUM) placed third with 105,565 votes, representing 0.80% of the total ballots cast.

Here are the details of the 2020 Presidential results, according to the EC:

1NPPNana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo6,730,58751.302%
2NDCJohn Dramani Mahama6,213,18247.359%
3GUMChristian Kwabena Andrews105,5480.805%
4CPPIvor Kobina Greenstreet12,2000.093%
5GFPAkua Donkor5,5740.042%
6GCPPHenry Herbert Lartey3,5640.027%
7APCHassan Ayariga7,1380.054%
8LPGPercival Kofi Akpaloo7,6830.059%
9PNCDavid Asibi Ayindenaba Apasera10,8820.083%
10PPPBridgette Akosua Dzorgbenuku6,8490.052%
11NDPNana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings6,5490.050%
12INDAlfred Kwame Aseidu Walker9,7040.074%

Other details:

Total Valid Votes13,119,460
Total Rejected Ballots313,397 (2.333%)
Total Votes Cast13,432,857
Registered Voters17,027,641
Voter Turnout79.0%

According to a statement released by the Electoral Commission on December 10, 2020, its Chairperson, Jean Mensa, “inadvertently used 13,433,573 as the total votes cast.”

“The total valid votes cast is 13,119,460,” the statement indicated.

“This does not change the percentages stated for each candidate and the declaration made by the Chairperson” the Commission clarified.

source: kuulpeeps.com

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