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Confirmed: Mahama wins 2012 presidential election
Chairman for the Electoral Commission, Dr kwadwo Afari on Sunday evening declared Ghana.s sitting president John Dramani Mahama as the winner of the 2012 presidential elections.
President John Mahama who ran on the ticket of the 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 the total 14,158,890 registered voters, 11,246,982 people exercised their franchise which 10,995,262 of them were deemed valid. The total rejected votes stood at 251,720. The turnout in the 275 constituencies is 27579.43
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.
|PRESIDENTIAL RESULTS BASED ON 275 CONSTITUENCIES|
Delayed results from Friday’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections are churning out interesting results, especially at the parliamentary level.
Below are some constituency results:
Effutu Constituency/Central Region
Mike Hammah/NDC – 16,977
Alexander Afenyoe-Markins/NPP – 19,062
Fomena Constituency/Ashanti Region
John Jerry Appiah Felix/NDC – 6,166
Daniel Attah-Boafo Kingsley/NPP – 13,809
Asene Manso Akroso Constituency/Eastern Region
Richard Roland Acquah/NDC – 11,785
Yaw Owusu Boateng/NPP – 17,861
Akyem Swedru Constituency/Eastern Region
Robert Ansah/NDC – 3,533
Osei Kennedy/NPP – 8,865
New Juabeng South/Eastern Region
Dr. Kweku Owusu Acheampong/NDC – 24,925
Dr. Mark Assibey-Yeboah/NPP – 38,030
Shama Constituency/Western Region
Gabriel Kojo Essilfie/NDC – 18,406
Joseph Kantamanto Garbrah/NPP – 17,154
Lawra Constituency/Upper West Region
Sampson Abu/NDC – 12,735
Anthony Karbo/NPP – 6,538