Over 15 million Ghanaians go to the polls on Wednesday December 7 to elect a new president along with 275 Members of Parliament (MPs).General election is done on two levels – presidential and parliamentary atthe same time. There are close to 98,000 polling stations across the 10 regions of the country.
Who is eligible to vote?
As regards to the 1992 Constitution, every citizen of Ghana eighteen years of age or above and of sound mind has the right to vote and is entitled to be registered as a voter for the purposes of public elections.
Parliamentary voting, collation and results declarationVoting is done at the polling station level but is transmitted to constituency level (collation centers) in the case of parliamentary elections – results for MPs are determined after putting together polling station figures in a particular constituency.