Agreements made at the election 2020 IPAC assessment workshop

The Inter Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) at its two-days meeting to review and assess activities leading to the 2020 General Elections, has resolved and issued a communique at the end of the meeting.

The communique contained some four (4) major agreements to be implemented in the conduct of upcoming general elections. This meeting came after a successful conduct of the December 2020 general elections.

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The statement said, at the end of the interactive workshop for members of the Inter Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) to assess the processes leading to the 2020 General Elections and the Election, the Political Parties and the Electoral Commission agreed on the following:

1. Closing the polls at 3:00pm rather than 5:00pm.

2. Institute all year-round Voter Registration system where citizens who turn 18, or persons who have not previously registered, may visit any EC District office with their Ghana Card or Passport and register as voters.

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3. Introducing all-year round Voter Exhibition exercise through the use of technology (SMS Short Code) as well as have periodic physical verification at Exhibition Centres.

4. Build further efficiency into the collation processes by focusing on data entry only at the Constituency Collation Centre, (CCC) which is the entry point. The captured data at the CCC will be made available to all stakeholders at the Regional and National levels from which regional and national reports will be generated.

See some photos from the meeting below.

 

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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