Tomorrow December 7, 2020, is the day Ghana will be voting to elect new political leaders to head there executive and legislative arms of governemnt.
Ghanaians will be looking forward to going to the polls to vote for their preferred candidates based on what they’ve heard, their political inclinations and the record of the governing party.
Although it is clearly a two-horse race between President Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and former President John Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), ten other candidates are seeking to lead Ghana as presidents.
The electioneering exercise will start at various polling centres dotted across 275 constituencies from 7 am to 5 pm where the votes will be counted, collated and later announced by the Electoral Commission Chairperson Madam Jean Mensa.
The candidates for the 2020 presidential race are Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (NPP), John Dramani Mahama (NDC), Christian Kwabena Andrews (GUM), Ivor Kobina Greenstreet (CPP), Akua Donkor (GFP), Henry Herbert Lartey (GCPP), Hassan Ayariga (APC), Percival Kofi Akpaloo (LPG), David Asibi Ayindenaba Apasera (PNC), Brigitte Akosua Dzogbenuku (PPP), Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings (NDP) and Alfred Kwame Asiedu Walker, (Independent Candidate).
The EC has taken steps to court the confidence of the public as they promise to announce the winner within 24 hours after closing of polls. If you are a Ghanaian, you need to have your voter ID, go to the polling station you registered at and vote for your preferred candidate with strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols.
The manifestos have been written, the promises have been made, the campaigns have ended. Ghanaians go to the polls tomorrow. Have you decided on who to vote for?