EC outlines measures for announcement of results

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The Electoral Commission (EC) has mandated the Returning Officer to announce results of Election for a Constituency after first summing-up the total number of votes cast for each candidate at all polling stations in the constituency

Outlining measures for the collation of results at the Constituency Collation Centre

the EC in its Election 2020 Guide to Voters manual available to the Ghana News Agency in Accra mandate the Returning Officer to count all votes cast including votes cast on special voting day.

 

Mr Kwame Amoah, EC Greater Accra Regional Director told the GNA that Returning Officers were the sole authority to declare the winner for the Parliamentary Election at the end of every collation in the constituency at the Constituency Collation Centre.

 

The Returning Officer is also under obligation to announce the collated provisional results in respect of the Presidential Election at the Collation Centre and forward same to the Commission.

 

After the announcement, the Returning Officer will endorse the results of the election on the Writ of Election (forms 1A and 1B) and forward it to the District Officer.

 


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