Elections 2020: Bono East

  • Date Created

    February, 2019

    Population

    904156

  • History

    A referendum on 27 December 2018[10] resulted in 450,812 casting their votes representing 85.82 per cent of 525,275 registered voters. 448,545 (99.50 per cent); voted in favour of the creation of the new region with 1,384 (0.31 per cent) voting against. A total of 883 (0.20 per cent) ballots were rejected The Bono East region of Ghana is a new region carved out of the existing Brong Ahafo region. The capital of the new region is Techiman.[3][4] This creation of this new region was in fulfillment of a promise made by the New Patriotic Party prior to the 2016 Ghana general election. Upon winning the elections, the President, Nana Akuffo Addo created the Ministry of Regional Reorganization to oversee policy formulation and implementation. In all six new regions are to be created from the existing ten regions of Ghana. The other regions are Bono, Western North, Ahafo, Savannah, North East, and Oti regions.[5]

  • Demographics

    The Bono East Region borders on the north the Savannah Region, on the west the Bono Region, on the south the Ashanti region and on the east the Volta Lake. The Bono East region is part of the vegetative belt of Ghana and enjoy a climate that is not harsh. The vegetation consists predominantly of forest and fertile soils. Between December and April is the dry season. The wet season is between about July and November with an average annual rainfall of 750 to 1050 mm (30 to 40 inches). The highest temperatures are reached at the end of the dry season, the lowest in December and January. However, the hot Harmattan wind from the Sahara blows frequently between December and the beginning of February. The temperatures can vary between 14 °C (59 °F) at night and 40 °C (104 °F) during the day.

After 10 out of 11 Constituencies Declared

NDC
NPP

54.69%

JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA

229,530

44.29%

NANA A. AKUFO-ADDO

185,885
CANDIDATE VOTES % SHARE
JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA NDC 229,530 54.69%
NANA A. AKUFO-ADDO NPP 185,885 44.29%
CHRISTIAN K. ANDREWS GUM 2,669 0.64%
HASSAN AYARIGA APC 263 0.06%
IVOR KOBINA GREENSTREET CPP 260 0.06%
ALFRED K.A. WALKER IND 240 0.06%
KOFI PERCIVAL AKPALOO LPG 215 0.05%
BRIGITTE A. DZOGBENUKU PPP 173 0.04%
NANA KONADU AGYEMAN-RAWLINGS NDP 153 0.04%
DAVID APASERA PNC 143 0.03%
AKUA DONKOR GFP 108 0.03%
HENRY HERBERT LARTEY GCPP 81 0.02%

President: Marginal Wins

Constituency Votes Difference Percentage
Pru West 663
NDC - 50.51%
NPP - 48.15%
Techiman North 733
NDC - 50.28%
NPP - 48.59%
Nkoranza South 985
NPP - 51.13%
NDC - 48.87%
Atebubu/Amanting 1,067
NPP - 51.43%
NDC - 48.57%
Nkoranza North 1,386
NPP - 51.97%
NDC - 46.56%

Skirt & Blouse Constituencies

Name Presidential Parliamentary
Atebubu/Amanting NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP SANJA NANJANDC
Kintampo South JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMANDC GYAN ALEXANDERNPP
Nkoranza North NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP Joseph Kwasi MensahNDC
Nkoranza South NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP EMMANUEL KWADWO AGYEKUMNDC
Pru West JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMANDC STEPHEN PAMBIIN JALULAHNPP
Techiman South JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMANDC Martin Agyei-Mensah KorsahNPP
Total 6

Parliamentary: Summary

Party Seats
All People’s Congress - APC 0
Convention People's Party - CPP 0
Ghana Union Movement - GUM 0
Great Consolidated Popular Party - GCPP 0
Independent Candidate - IND 0
Liberal Party of Ghana - LPG 0
National Democratic Congress - NDC 7
National Democratic Party - NDP 0
New Patriotic Party - NPP 3
People’s National Convention - PNC 0
Progressive People’s Party - PPP 0
United Progressive Party - UPP 0

Parliamentary: Marginal Wins

Constituency Votes Difference Percentage
Techiman South 477
NPP - 50.24%
NDC - 49.76%
Kintampo South 1,035
NPP - 49.44%
NDC - 46.68%
Techiman North 2,244
NDC - 52.53%
NPP - 47.46%
Pru West 3,935
NPP - 56.72%
NDC - 43.28%
Nkoranza North 4,146
NDC - 57.94%
NPP - 42.06%