Minority Leader in Parliament, Haruna Idrissu, has accused the Electoral Commission of refusing to share with them the reports from the IT consultant they are working with.
The Electoral Commission in a 28-page document, has reiterated its justification for the decision to create a new voters’ register.
Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has kicked against the Electoral Commission’s decision to compile a new voters’ register.
The Eminent Advisory Committee of the EC has called on the Commission to meet with IPAC and deliberate on issues concerning the creation of a new voters’ register.
The Electoral Commission has refuted speculations that its main reason for pushing for a new voters’ register is to imbibe the facial recognition feature into the electoral roll.
The Electoral Commission has said that it has no intention of creating new constituencies in the upcoming elections.
The Electoral Commission says it is still in talks with political parties to accept its decision to compile a new voter’s register.
The policy of “no verification no vote” will be enforced in the 2020 general elections, Director of Electoral Services at the Electoral Commission, Dr. Serebuor Quaicoe has said.
The Electoral Commission’s decision to compile a new voters’ register for the 2020 polls, has shocked the editor-in-chief of the Insight Newspaper, Kwesi Pratt.
The coalition of political parties in support of a new electoral roll has entreated the Electoral Commission to engage those opposed to it in an atmosphere of “openness and sincerity.”
The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations for Good Governance is holding a forum on the controversial decision by the Electoral Commission to compile a new register for the 2020 elections.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has justified its decision to obtain new biometric voting system and compile a new electoral roll for elections in December 2020.
On the last edition of Newsfile for 2019, panelists discussed the elections, electoral violence and ‘political’ vigilantism in Ghana.
The Republic Hall ‘B’, one of the polling stations on KNUST campus, recorded not a single vote in the District level Elections.
The longest-serving Assembly Member in the Sunyani East Municipality and probably the entire country, was unable to retain his seat at the just-ended District Level Elections.
EC says its current system is outdated and weak hence the request for ¢444,846,663 to compile a new voters’ register before the 2020 general election.
Dean of Studies and Research at ILGS, Dr Eric Oduro Osae has called for harmony amongst individuals at the local governance level.
Some Ghanaians have reacted to the defeat of Hon Aponkye in the recent District Assembly and Unit Committee elections.
Official results from the Adukrom Nima electoral area indicate that Nana Adabor Ibrahim Isaah Ampim popularly known as Hon Aponkye has lost the District Assembly and Unit Committee elections.
Five persons are in the grips of the Akyem Oda police command for engaging in a free for all fight at the Towobotom polling station in the ongoing district assembly elections.
President Nana Akufo-Addo and his Vice, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, have cast their votes in Tuesday’s ongoing District Assembly and Unit Committee Elections, in fulfilment of their civic duties.
Polls have opened for elections to elect District Assembly and Unit Committee members across the country.
More than 57,0000 candidates are contesting the nationwide District Assembly and Unit Committee elections scheduled for Tuesday, December 17.
The Electoral Commission says it has deployed 58,000 biometric verification devices for Tuesday’s District Level Elections.
The Chamber for Local Governance has described as "highly untenable” reasons given by the EC to compile a new Biometric Voters Register ahead of the 2020 general elections.
The just ended 2019 UK elections has seen Ghanaian-British politician, Abena Oppong-Asare win a seat in the British Parliament.
The latest CDD-Ghana report has found that vigilante groups are still active in Ghana despite a law banning their activities.
A former Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba has called on Ghanaians to vote for women and physically challenged persons contesting the Local Government elections on Tuesday, December 17.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has described the establishment of an Eminent Advisory Committee by the Electoral Commission as a wise decision.
President Akufo-Addo has announced the withdrawal of the December 17 Referendum.
Local Government and Rural Development Ministry has reiterated that the December 17 referendum will come off despite increasing calls for its suspension.
The National Association of Local Authority of Ghana has kicked against calls for the December 2019 referendum to be postponed.
The Government has issued detailed responses to 22 questions that were asked by the Chamber for Local Governance (ChLoG) concerning the upcoming December 17, 2019 referendum.
The Strategic Thinkers Network-Africa (STRANEK) has joined many other campaigners to urge Ghanaians to vote ‘No’ in the upcoming December 17 Referendum.
Lawyer and Professor of Accounting, Prof. Stephen Kwaku Asare, has launched a ‘Vote No’ campaign ahead of the upcoming referendum.
A survey conducted by the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS), has revealed that 75% of electorate will vote 'Yes' in the upcoming referendum.
Former President John Mahama has called on government to urgently work to remove all hindrances that will hamper the smooth running of the December 17 referendum.
The National House of Chiefs has joined calls for Ghanaians to vote against the proposed amendment of Article 55 (3) of the 1992 Constitution which will make local government elections partisan.
A stalwart of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has cautioned the government against plunging the country into a stalemate at the local government level after a ‘Yes’ victory in the December 17 referendum.
There is no factual, reasonable basis for the proposal to elect members of district assemblies on a partisan basis.
The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta says government will provide all the support the Electoral Commission needs to conduct successful elections in 2020.
The Ghana Journalist Association has served notice ahead of the 2020 elections to deal with any politician who manhandles a journalist.
The Chamber for Local Governance (ChaLoG) has spoken against the impending introduction of partisanship into Ghana's local governance system.
IDEG boss, Dr. Emmanuel Akwetey, has said that the election of metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs), is a compliment to the anti-vigilantism law.
The EC on Wednesday disclosed that December 10, 2019, has been set aside as date for the Special Voters to exercise their franchise on the Referendum.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday stated that Ghanaians are happy with the initiatives of his administration and will, therefore, retain the NPP in that respect.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is accepting contributions from organised groups as it puts together the manifesto ahead of the 2020 elections.
The leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has revealed that the party will introduce a new system to facilitate monitoring of the 2020 elections.
The Information Services Department has tasked its officers in the various districts across the country to comb the nooks and cranny of the country with vigorous education on the referendum.
Member of Parliament for Ellembelle has threatened to use legal proceedings to place an injunction on the upcoming referendum scheduled for December 17 this year.
The EC has scheduled December 17, 2019, to conduct a referendum to approve the bill to amend Clause 3 of Article 55 of the 1992 Constitution.
Ablekuma West MP has charged the youth in the party to continue preaching the “good works” of Akufo-Addo government ahead of next year’s elections.