Elections 2020: Central

  • Date Created

    March, 1957

    Population

    2201863

  • History

    The Central Region is one of the sixteen administrative regions of Ghana. It is bordered by Ashanti and Eastern regions to the north, Western region to the west, Greater Accra region to the east, and to the south by the Gulf of Guinea. The Central region is renowned for its many elite higher education institutions and an economy based on an abundance of industrial minerals and tourism. The Central region attains many tourist attractions such as castles, forts and beaches stretched along the Central region's coastline.

  • Demographics

    The Central Region is a hub of education, with some of the best schools in the country. The region's economy is dominated by services followed by mining and fishing. Cape Coast Castle and Elmina Castle are prominent UNESCO World Heritage Sites and serve as a reminder of the slave trade. The Central Region is a major center for tourism within the peninsula of Ashantiland and it has some of the most beautiful beaches,[citation needed] and national parks (Kakum National Park). U.S. President Barack Obama made his first international trip to the city of Cape Coast in 2009.

After 23 out of 23 Constituencies Declared

NPP
NDC

52.71%

NANA A. AKUFO-ADDO

602,111

45.87%

JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA

524,038
CANDIDATE VOTES % SHARE
NANA A. AKUFO-ADDO NPP 602,111 52.71%
JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA NDC 524,038 45.87%
CHRISTIAN K. ANDREWS GUM 11,542 1.01%
IVOR KOBINA GREENSTREET CPP 944 0.08%
BRIGITTE A. DZOGBENUKU PPP 891 0.08%
ALFRED K.A. WALKER IND 666 0.06%
KOFI PERCIVAL AKPALOO LPG 471 0.04%
AKUA DONKOR GFP 394 0.03%
HASSAN AYARIGA APC 369 0.03%
NANA KONADU AGYEMAN-RAWLINGS NDP 346 0.03%
DAVID APASERA PNC 331 0.03%
HENRY HERBERT LARTEY GCPP 307 0.03%

President: Marginal Wins

Constituency Votes Difference Percentage
Mfantseman East 726
NPP - 50.69%
NDC - 49.31%
Cape Coast South 899
NPP - 50.69%
NDC - 48.48%
Assin North 1,053
NPP - 50.81%
NDC - 47.48%
Upper Denkyira West 1,277
NPP - 50.72%
NDC - 47.21%
Twifo/Atti/Morkwaa 1,351
NDC - 50.61%
NPP - 47.32%

Skirt & Blouse Constituencies

Name Presidential Parliamentary
Agona East NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP Queenstar Pokua SawyerrNDC
Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP ALHASSAN KOBINA GHANSAHNDC
Assin North NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP James Gyakye QuaysonNDC
Awutu Senya West NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP Gizella Tetteh AgbotuiNDC
Cape Coast North NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP Kwamena Mintah NyarkuNDC
Cape Coast South NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP RICKETTS-HAGAN KWEKUNDC
Gomoa East NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP PAITOO DE-GRAFT DESMONDNDC
Gomoa West NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP Richard Gyan MensahNDC
Upper Denkyira West NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP Daniel Ohene DarkoNDC
Total 9

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 13
National Democratic Party - NDP 0
New Patriotic Party - NPP 10
People’s National Convention - PNC 0
Progressive People’s Party - PPP 0
United Progressive Party - UPP 0

Parliamentary: Marginal Wins

Constituency Votes Difference Percentage
Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese 176
NPP - 49.19%
NDC - 48.84%
Upper Denkyira West 521
NDC - 50.72%
NPP - 49.28%
Gomoa East 764
NDC - 49.46%
NPP - 48.42%
Agona East 955
NDC - 50.56%
NPP - 48.48%
Assin South 1,320
NPP - 39.25%
IND - 36.22%