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Afigya Sekyere: Giant screen carries ballots collation results

Collation of ballot papers is done on a giant screen with excel template to tabulate results from the various polling stations in the Afigya...

EC Officials use phones in counting as dumsor hits Twedie

file image Electoral Officers are counting ballots in the dark using light of their mobile phones due to ‘Dumsor’ at Twedie polling station in the Atwima Kwanwoma...

Dumsor Hits Bantama R/C During Ballot Counting

file photo There is no electricity at the Bantama R/C JHS as officials are sorting out the ballot papers with their various mobile phones. Electoral Commission (EC)...

Voters Will Be Allowed to Change Spoilt Ballots

The head Communications at the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana Mr. Kofi Dzakpasu, has revealed that spoilt ballots can be changed as many times...

EC maintains thumb-printed ballots wouldn’t have counted

The Electoral Commission says fake ballots thumb-printed for president John Dramani Mahama would not count as valid votes even if they found their way...
Ghana's political parties

Voters asked to ignore Politicians’ and their impractical promises

“We all need to question the validity or otherwise and how realistic the drum-beat campaign messages and promises are before we arrive at a...
Mr Caesar Abagali, Northern Regional Chairman of the GJA addressing participants at the programme in Tamale.

Politicians tasked to help reduce rejected ballots this year

This, he said would reduce the problem of rejected ballot, which would be in their own interests. He...
A woman casts her vote during the departmental and municipal elections in La Paz, Bolivia, on March 29, 2015. The Supreme Electoral Tribunal of Bolivia began on Sunday the departmental and municipal elections, which will be voted 4,975 subnational authorities for a period of five years. (Xinhua/ABI) (vf)

Australia election: Officials begin counting in a keenly contested elections

Polls have closed in Australia's most populous states, with the outcome between conservative leader Malcolm Turnbull and Labor challenger Bill Shorten too close to...

Voters given education on thump printing and ballots folding

The aim is to help reduce the number of rejected and spoilt ballots during the November 7 Presidential and Parliamentary. The roadshow, which presented a...

Recount of ballots from Jamaican elections confirms Oppositions victory

The JLP, led by Andrew Holness, garnered 32 seats in the 63-seat House of Representatives, while the People's National Party (PNP), led by incumbent...
A voter displays her ink-strained fingers outside a polling station in Cairo, Egypt, on Nov. 22, 2015. Egyptians began voting Sunday in the second phase of the country's first parliamentary election since Islamist President Mohamed Morsi was ousted in 2013. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Egypt records low turnout in parliamentary polls

It is the country's first parliamentary election since former Islamist President Mohammed Morsi was ousted by the army in 2013. The...
The Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC) officials register voters in Lagos, Nigeria, on March 28, 2015. Polling stations across Nigeria opened on Saturday amid tight security, as more than 56 million eligible voters went there to cast their ballots to elect a new president, Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission said. (Xinhua/Idowu Ogunleye)

INEC begins collation of entire ballots cast

Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will commence the final collation of votes cast across the West African country 48 hours after the presidential...

NPP election characterised by a number of spoilt ballots

General secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Asiedu Nketia, has disclosed that the issue of spoilt ballot during elections is a national...
NPP Voting

Though voting went on peacefully in the region as planned

Northern regional executives?of the opposition New Patriotic Party?(NPP) have expressed worry at the?high number of rejected ballots?recorded at Saturday?s polls to elect?its flagbearer for...

NPP ready with rules for Sundays voting

The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Thursday spell-out rules for the party?s Special Electoral College slated for Sunday, August 31. In a statement to...
SA vote

Guinea-Bissau commended for successful polls

With ballot counting underway in Guinea Bissau?s presidential run-off, the United Nations Security Council and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the successful conclusion of...

EC Boss says Unstamped Ballots Can Be Accepted By Presiding Officers

Dr Kwadwo Afari Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission and witness for the second respondent, on Wednesday stated that Presiding officers have the discretion...

Western Region records 27,515 rejected ballots in this year?s elections

The just-ended presidential and parliamentary elections recorded 27,515 rejected ballots in the Western Region. The figure had raised concerns by a section of the...

C/R records 44,355 rejected ballots

A total of 44,355 ballots were rejected in both the presidential and parliamentary votes cast in all the 23 constituencies of the Central Region. In...

Dr. Amoako Tuffour: 2012 Election was not free

Former head of the School Feeding Programme, Dr Amoako Tuffour has questioned the fairness of the 2012 elections with particular reference for the number...

3 NDC Machomen Arrested For Burning Machines

The suspects in police custody A gang of three machomen believed to be members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) who stormed the collation...

GHANA AWAITS RESULTS?As voting continues today

Ghanaian registered voters yesterday turned out in their numbers to cast their ballots to elect a new president and 275 Members of Parliament (MPs)....

Voting takes off smoothly in Central Region

In the Central Region, voting took off smoothly with long winding but orderly queues in almost all the polling stations the Ghana News Agency...

Voters cast their ballots in relaxed and calm atmosphere

 The atmosphere at many polling centres in the Ashanti Region has been generally calm and relaxed with voters? conducting themselves well. Four-and-a-half hours into the...

Cool weather heralds Ghana polls

Nature herself smiled on Ghana?s sixth consecutive democratic polls currently ongoing across the length and breadth of the country, with two bouts of moderate...