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#NDCDecides2019: Some primaries results

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Voting ended peacefully in Sunyani East and Sunyani West constituencies for the National Democratic Congress Presidential Primaries to elect a flagbearer for Election 2020.

The few voters in queues as at 1700 hours at the two voting centers in the Sunyani East Constituency were allowed to cast their ballot.

The results are as follows:

Sunyani East:

John Mahama – 1,102

Joshua Alabi – 22

Sylvester Mensah – 5

Goosie Tandoh – 1

Alban Bagbin – 10

Mohammed Nurudeen – 1

Ekow Spio-Garbrah – 12

Total votes cast – 1,158

Rejected ballots – 5

Register – 1,548

Sunyani West constituency;

John Manama – 772

Joshua Alarbi – 17

Sylvester Mensah – 8

Goosie Tandoh – 5

Alban Bagbin – 8

Mohammed Nurudeen – 2

Ekow Spio-Garbrah – 8,

Total votes cast – 828

Rejected ballots – 8

Register – 1,201

NDC delegates in the north endorse Mahama

Delegates of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) primaries in the Northern, Savannah and North East regions voted overwhelmingly to endorse former President John Dramani Mahama as the Flagbearer for Election 2020.

Some of the certified results declared so far included Yendi Constituency where Mr Alban Bagbin polled 10 votes, Alhaji Nurudeen Iddrisu polled one vote, Mr John Mahama polled 955 votes, Mr Sylvester Mensah; two votes, Mr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah; seven votes, Mr Goosie Tanoh; 21, and Professor Joshua Alabi; 18.

There were 1,024 registered voters where 1,019 voted and five votes were rejected.

At the Savelugu Constituency, 874 valid votes were cast out of 879 registered voters and Mr Bagbin got two votes, Alhaji Iddrisu; zero, Mr Mahama; 850, Mr Mensah; two, Mr Spio-Garbrah; five, Mr Tanoh; five, and Professor Alabi; 10.

At Tamale South Constituency, Mr Bagbin got three votes, Alhaji Nurudeen got four, Mr Mahama; 1,312, Mr Mensah; seven, Mr Spio-Garbrah; 10, Mr Tanoh; 36, and Professor Alabi; 38.

There were 1,410 valid votes cast and two votes were rejected out of the 1,422 registered voters.

At Bole Constituency, Mr. Bagbin got four votes, Alhaji Iddrisu; one, Mr Mahama; 750, Mr Mensah, Mr Spio-Garbrah and Mr Tanoh got zero, and Professor Alabi got one vote.

Total votes cast were 757 and one vote was rejected out of the total 762 registered voters.

Results of Ketu South

The following are provisional results of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential primaries in the Ketu South Constituency:

John Mahama – 1,797

Alban Bagbin – 06

Prof. Joshua Alabi – 15

Dr. Spio Garbral – 09

Sylvester Mensah – 09

Goosie Tanoh – 26

Alhaji Nurideen – 03

Total no. of voters -1,892

Actual votes cast – 1,870

Rejected ballots – 5

Wild jubilation over Mahama’s victory

There was wild jubilation infront of the Eastern Regional Secretariat of the National Democratic Congress(NDC) when the votes received by former President John Dramani Mahama at the New Juaben South Constituency was announced.

President Mahama polled 943, Prof. Joshua Alabi 4, Sylvester Mensah 1, Alban Bagbin 2, Goosie Tanoh 5, Ekow Spio-Garbrah 7, Nurudeen Iddrisu 1.

Total votes cast was 963 with two votes rejected.

At the Nsawam Adoagyiri Constituency, President Mahama polled 714 votes, Prof. Joshua Alabi 7, Alban Bagbin 3, Ekow Spio-Garbrah 2, Goosie Tanoh 1, Sylvester Mensah 1, and Nurudeen Iddrisu 0.

Mahama wins by 95.6 per cent in Okaikwei North

Former President John Dramani Mahama won the Presidential Primaries in the Okaikwei North Constituency by 95.6 per cent according to provisional results announced by the Presiding Officer, Gershon Kudzordzi.

The total number of voters on the Constituency’s register was 1,073 out of which 931 voted with five rejected ballots.

Mr. Mahama had 887 votes, followed by Professor Joshua Alabi with 20 votes, Mr Goosie Tanoh, nine, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, four, Alhaji Nurideen Iddrisu and Sylvester Mensah three votes each, and Ekwow Spio-Garbrah 0.

John Mahama wins landslide victory in Tema

Former President John Dramani Mahama, has won a landslide victory in the three constituencies in Tema after the end of Saturday’s presidential primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

The election took place in a calm atmosphere in the three constituencies with no record of violence or intimidation.

After 10 hours of voting at Tema West,  John Mahama won with 1009 votes with Goosie Tanoh coming second with 13 votes. Prof Joshua Alabi came next with 11 votes whilst Alban Bagbin had seven votes. Dr. Sylvestet Mensah had four votes with Dr. Ekwow Spio Garbrah getting two votes. Alhaji Nurideen had no votes.

At Tema Central, Mr. Mahama had 730, Dr. Spio-Garvrah had 11 and Dr. Mensah had votes 12 with Alhaji Nurideen getting one vote.

Mr. Tanoh had six votes whilst Mr. Bagbin and Prof Alabi got one and two votes respectively.

At Tema East, Mr. Mahama had 1,020 with Mr. Bagbin getting 10 votes. Mr. Tanoh had eight votes with Prof Alabi getting six votes.

Dr. Spio Garbrah had three votes with Alhaji Nurideen and Dr. Sylvester Tetteh getting zero each.

In an interview with the GNA on the sidelines of the elections, the Chairman, NDC, Tema West Constituency, Isaac Robert Pobee, called for unity at the top after the election so that the grassroots would know there was unity in the party and champion party rebuilding for victory in 2020.

A former parliamentary aspirant for Tema West, Mr. James Enu, indicated that the NDC was emerging as a strong party and would take the NPP by surprise, adding that “what is on the ground attested to the fact that Ghanaians would boot the NPP out come 2020.”

Mahama tops NDC Headquarters votes

Results from the special voting centre at the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Headquarters in Accra gave a massive endorsement to the candidature of former President John Dramani Mahama as flagbearer of the Party for the 2020 general election.

The special polling centre, which was created by the Party for former NDC ministers, ambassadors and high commissioners, had a total of 42 votes cast.

Of the total figure, former President Mahama had 33 votes, Mr Alban Bagbin, one vote, Alhaji Iddrisu Nurudeen: zero, Sylvester Mensah; four, Dr Ekwow Spio Garbrah; zero, Goosie Tanoh; two and Professor Joshua Alabi; one.

There was one rejected ballot.

Mahama leads by 96.48 per cent

Results of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential primary from 91 out of the 275 constituencies show former President John Dramani Mahama in a commanding lead.

He is leading with 54,525 votes, representing 96.48 per cent.

Votes polled by the other six contestants are as follows:

Professor Joshua Alabi – 712, which translates into 1.26 per cent

Goosie Tandoh – 405 (0.72 per cent)

Alban Sumani Bagbin – 343 (0.61 per cent)

Dr. Ekow Spio-Garbrah – 264 (0.47 per cent)

Sylvester Mensah – 170 (0.30 per cent)

Alhaji Nurudeen Iddrisu 94 (0.17 per cent)

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