Electoral Commission Opens call centre for 2020 Elections

The Electoral Commission (EC) has opened a call centre ahead of the December 7, 2020 general elections. In a statement dated December 3, 2020, the Commission said the centre will enable voters to relay their concerns and feedbacks to it on Election Day. According to the statement, the call centre will be managed by trained […]

EC should not be in indecent haste to declare presidential elections after 24hrs

The Director of Elections of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Elvis Afriyie Ankrah has stated that, the Electoral Commission’s (EC) plans to announce results for the 2020 presidential elections 24 hours after polls is unrealistic. According to the EC boss, Jean Adukwei Mensah, the EC is 95% ready for the 2020 December 7 polls. Also stated further […]

EC to start printing ballot papers today

The Electoral Commission (EC) will start printing ballot papers for the December 7 presidential and parliamentary elections today, Monday, 26th October 2020. Seven printing houses in Accra have been selected by the EC to spearhead this exercise. Information gathered by Citi News indicates that all qualified parties and independent candidates are to nominate a representative to each […]

Tension at Accra Girls Institute as NPP, NDC members clash over press conference

Tension is rising at the Accra Girls’ Vocational Institute registration centre in Accra as supporters of the ruling New Patriotic Party are reported to have prevented members of the opposition NDC from holding a press conference at the centre. According to Starr News’ Musa Lansa, the Police have been called in to restore calm as the supporters […]

Full Judgement on the NDC versus EC case

The National Democratic Congress in May, 2020 sued the Electoral Commission at the Supreme Court over its decision to compile a new voters register ahead of the 2020 elections. The opposition party stated their stance against the EC’s decision stating that the exercise was unnecessary and costly. The EC being adamant, indicated its resolve to proceed with its decision. […]

EC suspends voters registration pilot as BVR machine fails

The Electoral Commission’s pilot of the anticipated Voting Registration exercise in the Western Region has been suspended. 3news.com can report that the BVR machine used to capture the bio-data of applicants has developed a fault. Officials who were at the section to capture the bio-data have already packed off the machine. The about 15 persons […]

Court dismisses Sam George’s case against EC; fines him GHS6,000

A case filed against the Electoral Commission by the Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam George, has been dismissed by the Tema High Court. Sam George had filed an application in court seeking to restrain the EC from hosting a supposed workshop on the new voters’ register at the Escape Hotel in Prampram. His […]

Election 2020: We’ll compile new register under COVID-19 protocols – EC

The Electoral Commission of Ghana has said it will observe all the necessary safety measures to curb the spread of Coronavirus when it begins compiling a new register of voters. “All stakeholders are hereby reminded that plans are far advanced for the compilation of a new voter register with a new voter management system for the upcoming […]

EC releases timetable for assembly elections

The Electoral Commission (EC) has released a timetable for the upcoming assembly elections. Per the timetable available, the elections are scheduled to take place nationwide on November 26, 2019. Activities for the elections are to commence on May 24 to June 2019, a period within which there will be the registration of new voters. From […]