Electoral Commission Conducts Special Voting Today DEC. 1 ahead of DEC. 7 Polls

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Electoral Commission Conducts Special Voting today DEC. 1 ahead of DEC. 7 Polls

A total of 109,577 voters from 12 institutions are expected to cast their ballots today, December 1, ahead of the December 7 general election.

The special voting exercise is taking place at 311 Electoral Commission (EC) designated voting centres located in all the 275 constituencies. The exercise started at 7:00am today and will end at 5:00pm.

The prospective early voters are personnel of the Ghana Armed Forces, National Intelligence Bureau (NIB), National Security, Ghana Immigration Service, Ghana National Fire Service, and Information Services Department.

The rest are personnel of the National Ambulance Service, Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Prisons Service, Ghana Journalists Association, Ghana Police Service and National Media Commission.

The Greater Accra Region has 54 centers; the highest, followed by Ashanti Region, 48, Eastern Region, 34, Central Region 26, Volta Region 21. The rest are: Western Region, 19, Northern Region, 18, Upper East Region, 16, Bono Region, 13, Bono East Region 13, Upper West Region 12, Western North Region, 9 Oti Region, 8, Ahafo Region, 7 , Savannah Region, 7, and North East Region, 6.

A total of 17,029,971 valid voters are expected to vote in the 2020 general election to choose one of the 12 presidential candidates as president and also elect Members of Parliament to represent each of Ghana’s 275 constituencies.

By: Esther Naami Okine | myactiveonline.com

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