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    Confirmed: Mahama wins 2012 presidential election

President John Mahama

Chairman for the Electoral Commission, Dr kwadwo Afari on Sunday evening declared Ghana.s sitting president John Dramani Mahama as the winner of the 2012 presidential elections.

President John Mahama who ran on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) polled 5,574,761 representing 50.70% to win the polls held on Friday and Saturday.

The presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Akufo-Addo had 5,248,898 of the valid votes cast, representing 47.74%.

Out of the total 14,158,890 registered voters, 11,246,982 people exercised their franchise which 10,995,262 of them were deemed valid. The total rejected votes stood at 251,720. The turnout in the 275 constituencies is 27579.43

The flag-bearer of the Progressive People.s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom placed third in the elections with 64,362 votes representing 0.59.

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EC Certified Results
PRESIDENTIAL RESULTS BASED ON 275 CONSTITUENCIES
50.70% 47.74% 1.56%
5,574,761 Votes 5,248,898 Votes 171,603 Votes
President Elect  
 
REGIONAL CONSTITUENCIES
REGION
TOTAL CONSTITUENCY
TOTAL REPORTED
 x GREATER ACCRA 34 34
 x ASHANTI REGION 47 47
 x EASTERN REGION 33 33
 x WESTERN REGION 26 26
 x NORTHERN REGION 31 31
 x BRONG AHAFO REGION 29 29
 x CENTRAL REGION 23 23
 x VOLTA REGION 26 26
 x UPPER EAST REGION 15 15
 x UPPER WEST REGION 11 11
TOTAL 275 275
 
PARLIAMENTARY SEATS BASED ON 239 CONSTITUENCIES
NDC
126
GCPP
0
NPP
109
PPP
0
UFP
0
PNC
1
CPP
0
IND
3
TOTAL
239
 
 
           
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