President John Dramani Mahama declared the winner of Ghana’s presidential election

John Dramani Mahama  5,574,761 votes 50.70%

Nana Akufo-Addo  5,248,898 votes 47.74%

 

President John Dramani Mahama on Sunday was declared the winner of Ghana’s presidential election

 

JOY FM News

The Chairman for the Electoral Commission, Dr kwadwo Afari Gyan has declared Ghana’s incumbent president John Dramani Mahama, the winner of the 2012 presidential elections.

President Mahama who ran on the ticket of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), polled 5,574,761 representing 50.70% to win the polls held on Friday and Saturday.

The presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Akufo-Addo had 5,248,898 of the valid votes cast, representing 47.74%.

Out of a total of 14,158,890 registered voters, 11,246,982 voters exercised their franchise. 10,995,262 of this number were deemed valid. The total rejected votes stood at 251,720. The turnout in the 275 constituencies is 79.43%

The flag-bearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom placed third in the elections with 64,362 votes representing 0.59.

Multimedia’s Elections Headquarters had projected that incumbent president would win the poll.

The EC’s results virtually confirmed the projected results of Joy FM.

There are wild celebrations on major streets and pubs across the country.

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Ghana goes to the polls

Ghana goes to the polls to elect the next President and 275 seats in Parliament

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Ghana Election

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Video: Mahama declared winner of Ghana election Dec 09, 2012

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Ghana 2012 Election Result

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Ghana
Population: 24,652,402 (July 2012 est.)

Accra Ghana Flagstaff House

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