Statistics of Presidential and Parliamentary Election Results

Statistics on presidential election results in Ghana from 1992, 1996, 2000 and 2004.These figures are according to the electoral Commission’s website.

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORAL RESULTS FOR YEAR 1992

PRESIDENTIAL

REGION NPP PNC NIP NDC PHP
Adu Boahen  Dr. Hilla Liman   % Kwabena Darko J.J Rawlings        %  Gen. Erskine %
WESTERN 89,800 22.8 33,760 8.6 21,924 5.6 239,477 60.7 9,325 2.4
CENTRAL 86,683 26 6,308 1.9 11,631 3.5 222,097 66.5 7,312 2.2
GT ACCRA 188,000 37 22,027 20,731 4.1 270,825 53.4 5,861 1.3
VOLTA 17,295 3.6 7,431 1.6 3,534 0.7 446,365 93.2 4,105 0.9
EASTERN 190,327 37.7 9,747 1.9 11,730 2.3 288,726 57.3 3,663 0.7
ASHANTI 431,380 60.5 17,620 2.5 25,298 3.6 234,237 32.9 4,049 0.57
B/AHAFO 116,041 29.5 20,646 5.3 8,979 2.3 243,361 61.9 3,837 1
NORTHERN 52,539 16.3 35,452 11 4,682 1.5 203,004 63 26,715 8.3
UPPER EAST 21,164 10.5 65,644 32.5 2,791 1.4 108,999 54 3,348 1.7
UPPER WEST 11,535 8.9 48,075 37.1 2,329 1.8 66,049 51 1,612 1.2
NATIONAL TOTAL 1,204,764 30.3 266,710 6.7 113,629 2.86 2,323,140 58.4 69,827 1.76

1992

Parliamentary results

29 DECEMBER 1992 PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION
Region Party  

 

Total Seats

National Democratic Congress

(NDC)

National Convention Party

(NCP)

Every Ghanaian Living Everywhere (EGLE)  

 

Independents

Ashanti 33 33
Brong-Ahafo 20 1 21
Central 16 1 17
Eastern 22 3 1 26
Greater Accra 22 22
Northern 23 23
Upper East 11 1 12
Upper West 8 8
Volta 18 1 19
Western 16 3 19
National Total 189 8 1 2 200

 

 

 

REGION VALID VOTES PERCENTAGE TURNOUT REGISTERED VOTERS
WESTERN 394,286 47.8 858,246
CENTRAL 334,031 47.7 733,004
GT. ACCRA 507,444 46 1,105,768
VOLTA 478,730 62.4 787,453
EASTERN 504,193 51 1,015,185
ASHANTI 712,584 53.1 1,265,670
B/AHAFO 392,864 46 578,187
NORTHERN 322,392 50.7 499,229
UPPER EAST 201,946 51.5 337,215
UPPER WEST 129,600 51 221,413
NATIONAL TOTAL 3,978,070 53.75 7,401,370

 

ELECTORAL RESULTS FOR YEAR 1996

PRESIDENTIAL

REGION NDC NPP PNC
J.J Rawlings        %  Adu Boahen  E.N MAHAMA %
WESTERN       405,992 57.3        289,730 40.9            12,862 1.8
CENTRAL       330,841 55.2        259,555 43.3              8,715 1.5
GT. ACCRA       658,626 54.0        528,484 43.3            32,723 2.7
VOLTA       690,421 94.5          34,538 4.7              5,292 0.7
EASTERN       459,092 53.8        384,597 45.0            10,251 1.2
ASHANTI       412,474 32.8        827,804 45.0            17,736 1.4
B/AHAFO       395,381 61.7        230,457 36.0            14,635 2.3
NORTHERN       370,030 61.1        199,801 33.0            35,472 5.9
UPPER EAST       230,791 69.0          58,041 17.4            45,696 13.7
UPPER WEST       145,812 74.6          21,871 11.2            27,754 14.2
NATIONAL TOTAL 4,099,460 57.4 2,834,878 39.7 211,136 3.0

1996 chart

7 DECEMBER 1996 PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION
 

 

Region

Party  

 

Total Seats

National Democratic Congress

(NDC)

New Patriotic Party

(NPP)

People’s Convention Party (PCP) People’s National Convention

(PNC)

Ashanti 5 27 32
Brong-Ahafo 17 4 21
Central 14 3 17
Eastern 15 11 26
Greater Accra 13 9 22
Northern 18 3 1 1 23
Upper East 12 12
Upper West 8 8
Volta 19 19
Western 12 3 4 19
National Total* 133 60 5 1 199

*Voting was postponed in one Ashanti Region constituency because of a legal dispute concerning the eligibility of candidates. The seat was subsequently won by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in a by-election held in June 1997.

ELECTORAL RESULTS FOR YEAR 2000

7 DECEMBER 2000 PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION
 

 

Region

Party  

 

Total Seats

New Patriotic Party

(NPP)

National Democratic Congress (NDC) People’s National Convention (PNC) Convention People’s Party

(CPP)

Independents
Ashanti 31 2 33
Brong Ahafo 14 7 21
Central 8 9 17
Eastern 18 8 26
Greater Accra 16 6 22
Northern 3 18 1 1 23
Upper East 2 8 1 1 12
Upper West 7 1 8
Volta 17 2 19
Western 8 10 1 19
National Total 100 92 3 1 4 200

 

ELECTORAL RESULTS FOR YEAR 2004

 

7 DECEMBER 2004 PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION
 

 

Region

Party  

 

Total Seats

New Patriotic Party

(NPP)

National Democratic Congress

(NDC)

People’s National Convention (PNC) Convention People’s Party

(CPP)

Independents
Ashanti 36 3 39
Brong-Ahafo 14 10 24
Central 16 2 1 19
Eastern 22 6 28
Greater Accra 16 11 27
Northern 8 17 1 26
Upper East 2 9 2 13
Upper West 1 7 2 10
Volta 1 21 22
Western 12 8 2 22
National Total 128 94 4 3 1 23

 

ELECTORAL RESULTS FOR YEAR 2008

PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION

Party Number of Seats
National Democratic Congress (NDC) 114
New Patriotic Party (NPP) 107
People’s National Convention (PNC) 2
Convention People’s Party (CPP) 1
Independents 4
Vacant* 2
TOTAL 230

*Petitions were filed by candidates challenging the results in two constituencies. When the results were officially declared, both the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party (NPP) each gained an additional seat, bringing their totals to 115 and 108, respectively.

 

REGION TOTAL VALID VOTES REJECTED BALLOTS TOTAL VOTES CAST REG. VOTERS TURNOUT
WESTERN          708,584       11,927 720,511    967,340 74.5
CENTRAL          599,111       13,213 612,324    774,469 79.1
GT. ACCRA       1,219,833         7,011  1,226,844  1,563,916 78.4
VOLTA          730,251         3,687 733,938    896,766 81.8
EASTERN          853,940         2,219 856,159  1,056,222 81.1
ASHANTI       1,258,014       12,057  1,270,071  1,592,854 79.7
B/AHAFO          640,473       10,004   650,477    903,989 72.0
NORTHERN          605,303       17,840         623,143    809,433 76.99
UPPER EAST          334,528       22,387         356,915    442,601 80.6
UPPER WEST          195,437       10,763 206,200    272,015 75.81
NATIONAL TOTAL       7,145,474     111,108 7,256,582  9,279,605 78.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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