GHANA-2016 PRESIDENTIAL & PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS IN PROGRESS
Voting is in progress in 279 Constituencies and 26,000 Polling Stations across the country to elect a President and Parliamentary candidates for the next four years.
As early as 7:30am at the Jack and Jill Polling Station in the Ayawaso West Constituency, voting began with a long queue in a calm atmosphere guaranteed by security personnel.
At the Labour College Polling Station A, voting began after 7:00am with 97 out of the 522 registered voters having exercised their franchise as at 9:28am while at Polling Station B, 141 out of 518 had voted without any challenges.
At the Accra Senior High School Polling Station, voting started at exactly 7:00 am, with 120 out of the 560 registered voters having cast their ballots, while three persons could not vote because their names were on the exclusion list.
At the Korley Klottey Constituency, where there were three centers, Ex-President Jerry John Rawlings cast his vote at exactly 10:38, and as at 10:30am, 191 out of 512 registered voters had voted at Center A, 169 out of 484 at Center B and 45 out of 199 at Center C.
Voting started on time at the Presby Church of Hope Polling Station at Nima in the Ayawaso East Constituency, and as at 11:30am, 175 out of 657 registered voters had cast their ballots at Center A while 179 out of 581 had cast their votes at Center B.
At the Ayawaso North Constituency Center A, 250 out of 690 had voted, 239 out of 656 at Center B and 200 out of 580 at Center C.
US Election Observers monitoring the polls expressed delight about the peaceful atmosphere of the elections and expressed the hope that nothing untoward would happen to mar it.
Source: ISD (Edem Agblevor & Philomena Nkasia)