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.
The National Democratic Congress on the 19th of October, 2019, will hold parliamentary primaries in 25 more constituencies in four regions in a second batch of elections, to elect candidates for next year’s general election.
The EC says applications for transfer of voting, Special Voting and voting by proxy would be received at its District Offices throughout the country between October 25, and November 4.
An aggrieved aspirant in the upcoming New Patriotic Party’s parliamentary primaries has moved to put a temporary stop on the elections in the Asawase constituency.
The public has been advised to avoid electing candidates with contentious characters in the District Assembly and Unit Committee elections.
The Electoral Commission says although the voters’ register exhibition has ended on Friday, September 20th, correction of details and replacement of identification cards will continue.
The European Union (EU) Election Follow-up Mission (EFM) has urged further implementation of its key recommendations ahead of Ghana’s Election 2020.
Government has directed that Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies across the country as well as their Unit Committees, should be dissolved by Monday, October 7.
The National NCCE and the EC have launched a “Citizens’ Education and Awareness Raising Campaign” to educate the public on the upcoming District Level Elections and referendum for constitutional amendment.
A former Chairman of Nigeria's INEC has asked African countries to pay attention to the use of appropriate deployment of technology to improve and increase election integrity.
The Electoral Commission has extended the period for the exhibition of the Voters Register from Tuesday, September, 17 to Friday, September 20.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has terminated the contract of the foreign IT firm engaged in 2012 to manage the country’s elections data centre.
The incumbent Asawase MP, Muntaka Mubarak will contest the 2020 parliamentary elections on the ticket of the opposition National Democratic Congress unopposed.
A member of the opposition National Democratic Congress communications team, Brogya Genfi has asked government to immediately publish the Emile Short Commission report into the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election.
"I wholeheartedly congratulate all members of the National Democratic Congress who participated in today's parliamentary primaries in selected constituencies across the country"
Voting is ending in the selection of parliamentary candidates for the country's largest opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC).
There was drama at the Tema East constituency during the NDC Primaries when an agent for one of the candidates tore some of the ballot papers.
Results for the National Democratic Congress’ ongoing primaries are trickling in.
Watch live JoyNews coverage of the parliamentary primaries of the opposition National Democratic Congress ahead of the 2020 general elections.
The 2020 flagbearer for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, says the elections would be one of the most critical the NDC would face.
A company registered under the laws of Ghana has gone to court in a bid to block the distribution of 100 buses to NPP Constituency Executives.
Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs. Jean Mensa on Wednesday, July 10, met former President John Mahama to discuss election-related issues.
Former President John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor, has expressed confidence and trust in the Electoral Commission (EC) to live up to expectation.
Chiefs and people of Lolobi, Akpafu, Santrokofi and Likpe in the Hohoe Municipality have reiterated that they have never petitioned government to be part of the Oti region.
The Electoral Commission will respect the court’s ruling on the pending limited voter registration exercise, Deputy Chairman in-charge of Operations, Samuel Tettey has said.
Executives of the CPP, PNC and PPP in the South Dayi Constituency of the Volta region, have formed a joint constituency executive with a "Unity Parliamentary Candidate" for the 2020 elections.
Government has announced the roadmap on elections of Chief Executives across the various MMDAs in the country, as part of efforts aimed at deepening the democratic process of the country.
The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Alima Mahama, will on Wednesday, May 29, announce the road map on election of MMDCEs.
The Electoral Commission is working on a Constitutional Instrument which will enable it to track how political parties are funded.
The Electoral Commission has lamented, Ghanaian voters' biometric data is firmly controlled by foreigners, casting a slur on the Commission’s independence.
EC Chair, Jean Mensah, has parried accusations of bias, saying she could not rig the election even if her father was running for office as President.
Upper West Regional Minister has stated noted that the gains made by the new patriotic party in the 2016 was phenomenal and should not be allowed to retrogress in 2020.
An Accra High court has handed down to the Electoral Commission a 12-month deadline to operationalise the law granting Ghanaians living abroad the right to vote.
Spokesperson for the Electoral Commission, Eric Kofi Dzakpasu has been moved to the Volta Region.
Electoral Commissioner, Jean Mensah has told Parliament’s Public Account Committee (PAC) Monday that its temporary staff will be paid next week Thursday.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has denied any wrongdoing by its officers who worked on the referenda for the newly created regions.
The Progressive People’s Party [PPP] has said leaders who profit from electoral violence must be held liable for acts of their hirelings.
A private legal practitioner has cautioned the EC not to use the issue of undocumented Ghanaians as an excuse to delay the implementation of the ROPAA.
The NPP has announced, it will hold extra-ordinary regional annual delegates conference on May 4, to elect officers for vacant regional positions following the creation of six new regions.
President Nana Akufo-Addo has congratulated Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election on the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for a second successive term.
It is not vote buying if the government decides to feed all voters during the 2020 presidential elections, the spokesperson for the recently elected presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress has said.
Participants drawn from various sectors at a consultative meeting in Ho on the implementation of the ROPAA have opposed the idea of its implementation.
Former President John Dramani Mahama will lead the NDC into the 2020 elections following his landslide victory in the primaries held Saturday.
Provisional results trickling in from opposition NDC presidential primaries shows former president John Dramani Mahama taking a lead in the contest of seven men.
Legislator for Odododiodio says the turnout at the party’s presidential primaries signals the NDC’s readiness to wrestle power from the governing party.
MP for Ningo Prampram, Sam George, has accused the regional and constituency chairman of the NDC of trying to manipulate the electoral register there.
The USA-Canada NDC Professionals Forum International has wished the party well as it goes to the polls on Saturday to elect a presidential candidate to lead the party in the 2020 elections.
The government has condemned the Salaga South violence, a fallout from the selection of Damongo as capital for the newly created Savannah region.
The spokesperson for the Nayiri, Yidana Zakaria says the President’s ¢20 million seed money to address developmental challenges in newly created North East region is insufficient.
The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has chosen Nalerigu as the capital of the newly-created North East region.
Some 364 out of 367 delegates of Effiduase-Asokore are said to have indicated their preference for incumbent Parliamentarian, Dr. Nana Ayew Afriyie, to run opposed for the NPP during the 2020 polls.