Tag Archives: Electoral Commission

I am ready for ‘baseless allegations’ – Charlotte Osei

Charlotte Osei

Chairperson of the Electoral Commission says allegations of abuse of office and fraud levelled against her by some unnamed staff of the Commission are baseless and frivolous. Charlotte Osei has issued a press release on calls by the unnamed staff calling for her impeachment, stating that she has appropriate responses to all 29 allegations on which the calls for her ...

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AGI seeks ‘favourable’ business environment from NPP

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has reiterated its call for the President-elect, Nana Akufo Addo to within a month, contact the association to discuss plans for promoting industrial development in Ghana. This, AGI believes will ensure the rapid change towards achieving a sustainable economic development. n an interview with Business.com.gh, President of the AGI, James Asare Adjei said he ...

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EC extends Special Voting to December 4

A Milltary Officer Voting

The Special Voting set to be conducted Thursday, December 1, 2016, didn’t go well. The voting exercise for security services personnel and other officers who would be serving on election day, December 7, was fraught with so many issues, including some voters not finding their names in the register. The Electoral Commission (EC) has therefore extended the voting. In a ...

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2016 polls: Journalists, security officers, others vote today

Over one hundred thousand Ghanaians will today head to designated polling stations in Ghana to cast their ballot in a Special Voting exercise ahead of the main polls next week.The special Voting is taking place in some 275 polling stations across the country.Meanwhile, there have been concerns over the list realesed for the exercise by the electoral commission.In the Volta ...

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2016 polls: We can’t afford to derail constitutional process – Rawlings

Former President JJ Rawlings is worried over the rise in political temperature ahead of next week’s general elections.In a statement issued Wednesday, November 30, the former President said the desire to win the people’s mandate should be an exercise that is pursued in a peaceful, decorous and all-embracing manner.Excerpts of the statement below:Unfortunately with exactly one week to go before ...

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Ayariga sues EC again over disqualification

The disqualified presidential nominee of the All People’s Congress (APC), Hassan Ayariga, has sued the Electoral Commission (EC) for the second time, praying the court to direct the Commission to include him in the December presidential race. Confirming the latest move to Citi News’ Sixtus Dong Ullo, Mr. Ayariga said his party is also seeking interpretation of some sections of ...

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NPP Ashanti protests over ballot paper ‘error’

Confusion broke out at the Ashanti Regional office of the Electoral Commission on Monday, after the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), refused to accept the parliamentary ballot papers sent there for the upcoming polls. According to the party, the ballot did not have the NPP’s initials printed on it, as it had been done for other parties. The ballots for ...

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EC can’t declare Special Voting results ahead of Election Day

The Supreme Court has ordered that the Electoral Commission (EC) cannot declare the results of the Special Voting to be cast on December 1, immediately after the polls. “If the results of the Special Voting were declared on December 1, ahead of the general poll on December 7, the sanctity and secrecy surrounding the elections would gravely be prejudiced, and ...

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