Nana Akufo Addo of NPP declared President Elect of Ghana

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party has officially been declared president-elect of the Republic of Ghana by the Electoral Commission.

EC Chairperson, Mrs Charlotte Osei announced that even with four constituency results outstanding, Nana Addo garnered enough votes to be declared winner of the polls, with 53.85% or 5,716,026 of the total valid votes 10,615,361.

Incumbent President John Mahama of the National Democratic Congress had 4,713,277 votes or 44.40%, with Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom of the Progressive People’s Party getting 105,682 votes or 1%.

Below are the full results;

Nana Addo : 5,716,026 – (53.85%)

John Mahama : 4,713,277 – (44.40%)

Papa Kwesi Nduom : 105,682 – (1%)

Ivor Greenstreet : 25,395 – (0.24)

Edward Mahama : 22,214 – (0.21%)

Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings : 16,878 – (0.16%)

Jacob Osei Yeboah : 15,889 – (0.15%)


According to the EC, the four constituencies whose results were not included in the declared results are:

Afram Plains North with a voter population of 40,312 (because they only voted yesterday (Thursday) and therefore the results not ready

Upper West Akyem with a voter population of 50,386

Sawla-Tuna-Kalba with a voter population of 45,625 and

Tamale Central with a voter population of 83,947

The results for Upper West Akyem, Sawla-Tuna-Kalba, and Tamale Central are not included because the results are being contested, according to the Electoral Commission.

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