President Akufo-Addo and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) are tipped to win the upcoming general elections by 51.7%. This is according to a survey done by the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana.
Per the outcome of the survey, former President Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is tipped to have a 40.4% of the total votes cast.
Also, Christian Kwabena Andrews aka Osofo Kyiri Abosom of the Ghana Union Movement manages a paltry 1.4%.
According to the UG Political Science Department, they sampled 11,000 respondents nationwide for the survey. The researchers say 80% of the respondents said they will vote based on the campaign message.
Out of the number, 52.5% said they will vote for Nana Akufo-Addo, while 40. 9% said they will vote for John Mahama. A senior lecturer at the University of Ghana’s Political Science Department, Alex Kaakyire Duku Frempong in leading the presentation said about 3.7% Ghanaians are still undecided.
“The respondents who said they were going to vote based on sound campaign message, their preferred choices were NPP’s Akufo-Addo 52.5 and followed by the NDC’s John Mahama 40.9. GUM’s Christian Kwabena Andrews got 1.3 but what is more important is that 3.7 per cent of Ghanaians have not decided.”
“When we asked our sample which presidential candidate they were going to vote for if elections were held today, 51.7 per cent said they will vote for Akufo-Addo, and 40.4% said they will vote for Mahama while 1.4% said they will vote for GUM. So that is what the 11,000 respondents that we spoke to said.”