December 2020 Polls: EC extends timeline for declaration of Presidential results

Mrs. Jean Mensa, Electoral Commission chairperson
Mrs. Jean Mensa, EC chairperson

The Electoral Commission of Ghana has swiftly extended the timeline for the declaration of the Presidential Elections results. According to the Commission, their earlier announcement to declare the Presidential Polls within 24hours after Elections may not hold.

In a press statement issued by the EC, they have therefore informed the General Public that to ensure the collation of results at the Constituency and Regional Collation Centres across the country is accurate, the EC will extend its intended timeline
for declaring the 2020 Presidential election results. The new timeline will be communicated shortly.

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According to the statement, EC said, they have continually reiterated that transparency, integrity, and fairness are the yard stick by which it conducted the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections.


“As such, to ensure that the declared Presidential results are 100% accurate and reflective of the will of the people, the Commission entreats the Public and all Stakeholders to exercise patience as the collation process continues in the presence of Political Party agents and election observers.”

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The Commission thanks all the registered voters that turned up in their numbers to vote on 7″ December, 2020 and reminds the Public that it remains the only legally mandated body that can declare Presidential and
Parliamentary election results in Ghana.

Read below EC’s statement.



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