Ghana Election 2020: NPP gains 137 seats, NDC 136 in Parliament – Electoral Commission

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Ghana Election 2020: NPP gains 137 seats, NDC 136 in Parliament – Electoral Commission

Ghana Election 2020: NPP gains 137 seats, NDC 136 in Parliament – Electoral Commission

The EC (Electoral Commission) has declared the certified Parliamentary results of the 2020 election across 275 constituencies.

According to a statement issued by the Electoral Commision on Thursday, December 10, 2020, the NPP (New Patriotic Party) has swept 137 seats in Parliament, while the NDC (National Democratic Congress) has gained 136 seats.

One independent candidate has however won a seat in Parliament while one outstanding result is yet to be provided from the Sene West Constituency.

The region that won the most seat is the Ashanti Region with NPP winning 42 while the NDC won 20 seats from the Greater Accra Region.

This is the eighth times, Ghanaians have gone to the polls, since 1992 to elect a President and Members of Parliament as part of a four-year constitutional mandate.

Chairperson of the  EC Jean Mensa on Wednesday, December 9, announced that Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party garnered 6,730,413, representing 51.595 percent while John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress polled 6,214,889 representing 47.366 percent in the 8th election in the 4th Republic that had 12 candidates.

See the full results by the Electoral Commission below:

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Ghana Election 2020: NPP gains 137 seats, NDC 136 in Parliament – Electoral Commission

Ghana Election 2020: NPP gains 137 seats, NDC 136 in Parliament – Electoral Commission

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