Election 2024:EC releases calendar

The Electoral Commission (EC) will receive nominations of candidates for this year’s presidential and parliamentary elections from September 9 to 13 in a major countdown to the climax of the political season. This will be followed by the balloting for positions on the presidential ballot paper on September 23, 2024, and the parliamentary balloting on […]

NDC back at EC and IPAC meetings

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has rejoined the Inter Party Advisory Commitee (IPAC) meetings with the Electoral Commission (EC) which it had boycotted since March 2021 following an intervention by the National Peace Council (NPC). The National Chairman of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, announced the decision of the party to rejoin IPAC at […]

EC to display scanned pink sheets showing results from all polling stations on dedicated portal in Election 2024

The Electoral Commission (EC) intends to display results from the various polling stations on a dedicated online portable as part of efforts to enhance transparency in the 2024 General Election. The Commission said it would display scanned signed pink sheets on the portal, which the public can access in real time. Mrs Jane Mensa, Chairperson […]

EC pulls out of NDC primaries until outstanding issues are resolved

The Electoral Commission (EC) has withdrawn from Saturday’s presidential and parliamentary internal elections of the National Democratic Congress following a court injunction. The EC wants the NDC to resolve its internal disagreements and outstanding legal issues before it can supervise the elections for the party. This came to light on Wednesday afternoon after a meeting […]

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 […]