Unsuccessful election petition should attract sanctions — Dr Afari-Gyan

A former Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, has suggested that election petitions that does not succeed should attract sanctions. That, he said, was to prevent election petitions from becoming a ‘wanton’ fashion. He said it appeared that some candidates rushed to court with election petitions alleging manipulation of results primarily to […]

NDC’s Kumawu by-election candidate not registered voter in constituency – EC to Sammy Gyamfi

The Electoral Commission has disclosed that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) candidate for the recent Kumawu by-election, Kwasi Amankwaa is not a registered voter in the constituency and yet he filed and contested the by-election. Mr. Kwasi Amankwaa, according to the EC, is a registered voter in the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency in Greater Accra […]

EC readies for Kumawu by-election

The Electoral Commission (EC) has assured all stakeholders in the upcoming Kumawu by-election in the Ashanti Region that the electoral management body is adequately prepared to conduct the elections as mandated. In an interview with the Ashanti Regional Director of the EC, Benjamin Bano- Bioh last Wednesday (May 17), he stressed that the EC had […]

Add guarantor system – Mps against sole use of Ghana Card for voter registration

Parliament has rejected the Electoral Commission’s (EC’s) use of the Ghana Card as the sole source of identification to register people onto the voters register. The House unanimously recommended to the EC to include the guarantor system in the Public Elections (Registration of Voters) Regulation, 2023 before it could present it for consideration. Legislators were […]