Elections 2020: Eastern

  • Date Created

    March, 1957

    Population

    2633154

  • History

    The Eastern Region is located in south Ghana and is one of the sixteen (formerly ten) administrative regions of Ghana. Eastern region is bordered to the east by the Lake Volta, to the north by Bono East Region and Ashanti region, to the west by Ashanti region, to the south by Central region and Greater Accra Region. Akans are the dominant inhabitants and natives of Eastern region and Akan, Ewe, Krobo, Hausa and English are the main spoken languages. The capital town of Eastern Region is Koforidua.The Eastern region is the location of the Akosombo dam and the economy of the Eastern region is dominated by its high-capacity electricity generation. Eastern region covers an area of 19,323 square kilometres, which is about 8.1% of Ghana's total landform.[3]

  • Demographics

    The region is divided into administrative districts. The total number of districts were increased from 21 districts to 26. The capital town of Eastern Region is Koforidua.The Eastern region is the location of the Akosombo dam and the economy of the Eastern region is dominated by its high-capacity electricity generation. Eastern region covers an area of 19,323 square kilometres, which is about 8.1% of Ghana's total landform.

After 33 out of 33 Constituencies Declared

NPP
NDC

60.45%

NANA A. AKUFO-ADDO

741,888

38.47%

JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA

472,042
CANDIDATE VOTES % SHARE
NANA A. AKUFO-ADDO NPP 741,888 60.45%
JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA NDC 472,042 38.47%
CHRISTIAN K. ANDREWS GUM 9,483 0.77%
IVOR KOBINA GREENSTREET CPP 1,015 0.08%
ALFRED K.A. WALKER IND 505 0.04%
KOFI PERCIVAL AKPALOO LPG 429 0.03%
HASSAN AYARIGA APC 408 0.03%
AKUA DONKOR GFP 398 0.03%
BRIGITTE A. DZOGBENUKU PPP 307 0.03%
NANA KONADU AGYEMAN-RAWLINGS NDP 297 0.02%
DAVID APASERA PNC 206 0.02%
HENRY HERBERT LARTEY GCPP 200 0.02%

President: Marginal Wins

Constituency Votes Difference Percentage
Fanteakwa North 1,787
NPP - 53.22%
NDC - 45.63%
Asuogyaman 2,238
NDC - 51.83%
NPP - 47.09%
Upper West Akim 2,634
NDC - 52.49%
NPP - 46.11%
Upper Manya Krobo 5,216
NDC - 58.37%
NPP - 39.23%
Akwatia 5,577
NPP - 56.91%
NDC - 42.32%

Skirt & Blouse Constituencies

Name Presidential Parliamentary
Akwatia NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP Henry Yiadom BoakyeNDC
Ayensuano NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP TEDDY ADDYNDC
Upper West Akim JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMANDC Frederick Obeng AdomNPP
Total 3

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 8
National Democratic Party - NDP 0
New Patriotic Party - NPP 25
People’s National Convention - PNC 0
Progressive People’s Party - PPP 0
United Progressive Party - UPP 0

Parliamentary: Marginal Wins

Constituency Votes Difference Percentage
Ayensuano 241
NDC - 47.31%
NPP - 46.71%
Fanteakwa North 379
NPP - 47.79%
NDC - 46.20%
Akwatia 957
NDC - 51.24%
NPP - 48.76%
Asuogyaman 1,238
NDC - 51.30%
NPP - 48.70%
Upper West Akim 1,667
NPP - 51.98%
NDC - 48.02%