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Ghana Detailed Election Results
 
 

Political Parties: APRP - All People's Republican Party, CPP - Convention People's Party, EGLE - Every Ghanaian Living Everywhere, GCPP - Great Consolidated People's Party, NAL - National Alliance of Liberals, NCP - National Convention Party, NDC - National Democratic Congress, NIP - National Independence Party, NPP - New Patriotic Party, PAP - People's Action Party, PCP - People's Convention Party, PHP - People's Heritage Party, PNC - People's National Convention, PP - Progress Party, UNC - United Nationalist Party.

Coalitions: Grand Coalition (GC) Member parties include the People's National Convention (PNC), Every Ghanaian Living Everywhere (EGLE), and Great Consolidated People's Party (GCPP); Progressive Alliance (PA)  Member parties include the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Every Ghanaian Living Everywhere (EGLE), and the National Convention Party (NCP).

29 AUGUST 1969 NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTION
Region Party Total Seats

Progress Party
(PP)

National Alliance of Liberals (NAL)

United Nationalist Party
(UNP)

People's Action Party (PAP)

All People's Republican Party
(APRP)

Independents

Ashanti 22 - - - - - 22
Brong-Ahafo 13 - - - - - 13
Central 15 - - - - - 15
Eastern 18 4 - - - - 22
Greater Accra 3 3 2 - - 1 9
Northern 9 5 - - - - 14
Upper 13 3 - - - - 16
Volta 2 14 - - - - 16
Western 10 - - 2 1 - 13
National Total 105 29 2 2 1 1 140
 
 
3 NOVEMBER 1992 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
Region Candidate (Party) [Coalition] Total
Valid
Votes
Invalid/
Blank
Votes
Total
Votes
Registered Voters Voter Turnout
Jerry John Rawlings (NDC) [PA] Albert Adu Boahen (NPP) Hilla Limann (PNC) Kwabena Darko (NIP) Emmanuel Erskine (PHP)
Ashanti 234,237 (32.87%) 431,380 (60.54%) 17,620 (2.47%) 25,298 (3.55%) 4,049 (0.57%) 712,584



Brong-Ahafo 243,361 (61.95%) 116,041 (29.54%) 20,646 (5.26%) 8,979 (2.29%) 3,837 (0.98%) 392,864
Central 222,092 (66.49%) 86,683 (25.95%) 6,308 (1.89%) 11,631 (3.48%) 7,312 (2.19%) 334,026
Eastern 288,726 (57.26%) 190,327 (37.75%) 9,747 (1.93%) 11,730 (2.33%) 3,663 (0.73%) 504,193
Greater Accra 270,825 (53.37%) 188,000 (37.05%) 22,027 (4.34%) 20,731 (4.09%) 5,861 (1.16%) 507,444
Northern 203,004 (62.97%) 52,539 (16.30%) 35,452 (11.00%) 4,682 (1.45%) 26,715 (8.29%) 322,392
Upper East 108,999 (53.97%) 21,164 (10.48%) 65,644 (32.51%) 2,791 (1.38%) 3,348 (1.66%) 201,946
Upper West 66,049 (50.96%) 11,535 (8.90%) 48,075 (37.09%) 2,329 (1.80%) 1,612 (1.24%) 129,600
Volta 446,365 (93.24%) 17,295 (3.61%) 7,431 (1.55%) 3,534 (0.74%) 4,105 (0.86%) 478,730
Western 239,477 (60.74%) 89,800 (22.78%) 33,760 (8.56%) 21,924 (5.56%) 9,325 (2.37%) 394,286
National Total 2,323,135 (58.40%) 1,204,764 (30.29%) 266,710 (6.70%) 113,629 (2.86%) 69,827 (1.76%) 3,978,065 149,811 4,127,876 8,229,902 50.20%
 
 
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
 
 
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.
 
 
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
 
 
28 DECEMBER 2000 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION (SECOND ROUND)
Region Candidate (Party) Total
Valid
Votes
Invalid/
Blank Votes
Total
Votes
Registered Voters Voter Turnout
John Kufuor 
(NPP)
John Atta Mills 
(NDC)
Ashanti 1,027,132 
(79.89%)
258,623 
(20.11%)
1,285,755 7,041 1,292,796 1,976,959 65.4%
Brong-Ahafo 342,961 
(58.30%)
245,300 
(41.70%)
588,261 7,174 595,435 1,041,920 57.1%
Central 302,414 
(60.31%)
199,006 
(39.69%)
501,420 7,106 508,526 870,876 58.4%
Eastern 447,154 
(62.41%)
269,270 
(37.59%)
716,424 6,713 723,137 1,187,573 60.9%
Greater Accra 631,506 
(59.95%)
421,954 
(40.05%)
1,053,460 6,182 1,059,642 1,845,889 57.4%
Northern 265,076 
(48.90%)
277,038 
(51.10%)
542,114 13,149 555,263 930,911 59.6%
Upper East 115,880 
(42.83%)
154,703 
(57.17%)
270,583 7,547 278,130 480,894 57.8%
Upper West 64,163 
(38.03%)
104,533 
(61.97%)
168,696 5,360 174,056 303,264 57.4%
Volta 76,839 
(11.53%)
589,719 
(88.47%)
666,558 10,884 677,442 983,588 68.9%
Western 358,138 
(60.90%)
229,978 
(39.10%)
588,116 6,460 594,576 1,076,778 55.2%
National Total 3,631,263 
(56.90%)
2,750,124 
(43.10%)
6,381,387 77,616 6,459,003 10,698,652 60.4%
 
 
7 DECEMBER 2004 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
Region Candidate (Party) [Coalition] Total
Valid
Votes
Invalid/
Blank Votes
Total
Votes
Registered Voters Voter Turnout
John Kufuor (NPP) John 
Atta Mills (NDC)
Edward Mahama (PNC) [GC] George Aggudey (CPP)
Ashanti 1,235,395 (74.61%) 398,362 (24.06%) 14,082 (0.85%) 7,921 (0.48%) 1,655,760 23,904 1,679,664 1,893,527 88.7%
Brong-Ahafo 396,461 (51.96%) 351,384 (46.05%) 9,306 (1.22%) 5,854 (0.77%) 763,005 16,816 779,821 939,228 83.0%
Central 414,339 (58.57%) 277,433 (39.21%) 5,718 (0.81%) 9,981 (1.41%) 707,471 16,374 723,845 857,287 84.4%
Eastern 554,933 (60.27%) 353,356 (38.38%) 5,532 (0.60%) 6,851 (0.74%) 920,672 18,935 939,607 1,142,390 82.2%
Greater Accra 910,159 (51.99%) 811,883 (46.37%) 16,065 (0.92%) 12,600 (0.72%) 1,750,707 20,785 1,771,492 2,098,780 84.4%
Northern 273,897 (36.20%) 430,818 (56.94%) 38,520 (5.09%) 13,426 (1.77%) 756,661 30,573 787,234 894,342 88.0%
Upper East 106,003 (31.66%) 180,462 (53.90%) 42,460 (12.68%) 5,860 (1.75%) 334,785 12,729 347,514 425,756 81.6%
Upper West 68,238 (32.23%) 119,982 (56.67%) 20,306 (9.59%) 3,209 (1.52%) 211,735 12,571 224,306 276,378 81.2%
Volta 100,659 (14.26%) 591,696 (83.83%) 6,451 (0.91%) 7,021 (0.99%) 705,827 12,046 717,873 819,466 87.6%
Western 463,990 (56.64%) 334,992 (40.89%) 6,935 (0.85%) 13,245 (1.62%) 819,162 23,390 842,552 1,007,816 83.6%
National Total 4,524,074 (52.45%) 3,850,368 (44.64%) 165,375 (1.92%) 85,968 (1.00%) 8,625,785 188,123 8,813,908 10,354,970 85.1%
 
 
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 1 230