Assin North by-election notice of poll out as NPP picks number 1 and NDC on number 3 on the ballot

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The voting for places on the ballot paper for the Assin North by-election in the Central Region was completed by the Electoral Commission (EC) on Wednesday.

Voting took place following the closure of nominations at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, according to Gladys Pinkrah, the EC’s Central Regional Director, who revealed this in an interview with the media.

According to the voting, she stated that Charles Opoku of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) would be placed first on the ballot, followed by Bernice Enyonam Sefenu of the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) and James Gyakye Quayson of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as the next three candidates.

Agatha Abaidoo, a female independent candidate who had filed her nominations, withdrew from the race, leaving the NPP, LPG, and NDC as the three political parties competing in the by-elections scheduled for Tuesday, June 27, 2023, according to Mrs. Pinkrah.

The Central Regional Director of the EC stated that Ms. Abaidoo informed the commission in writing of her desire to resign from the competition but did not provide a reason.

On election day, Mrs. Pinkrah reported that a total of 41,168 registered voters are anticipated to cast their ballots at 99 polling places located throughout the Assin North Constituency.

The notice of poll, which included the candidates’ images and how they would look on the ballot paper, would be produced and posted later, she said, adding that it would be issued today to notify the public about the number of people who submitted.

Below is the notice of poll:

  1. Charles Opoku (NPP)
  2. Sefenu Bernice Enyonam (LPG)
  3. Quayson James Gyakye (NDC)
  4. Abaidoo Agatha (Independent)

Source: Ghanatodayonline.com

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