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Date:06 Jan 2016
Ghana: EC releases 2016 election timetable

Ghana will for the first time in 24 years vote on November 7 this year instead of the usual December 7.

The Electoral Commission released the full election timetable as follows:

  • 18th - 27th March 2016 is the date for limited Registration.
  • Exhibition is in June 2016.
  • Filing of Nominations is from 18th - 19th July 2016.
  • Transfer of votes ends in September 2016.
  • Election is on 7th November 2016.
  •  Run off if any will be on 28th November 2016.
Ghana return to democracy in 1992 under Ex-President Jerry John Rawlings after a smooth transition from his military regime.


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