Elections 2020: Greater Accra

  • Date Created

    July, 1983

    Population

    4010054

  • History

    In 1960, Greater Accra, then referred to as Accra Capital District, was geographically part of the Eastern Region. It was, however, administered separately by the Minister responsible for local government. With effect from 23 July 1982, Greater Accra was created by the Greater Accra Region Law (PNDCL 26) as a legally separate region.[8] The Greater Accra Region has the smallest area of Ghana's 16 administrative regions, occupying a total land surface of 3,245 square kilometres.[4] This is 1.4 per cent of the total land area of Ghana. It is the second most populated region, after the Ashanti Region, with a population of 4,010,054 in 2010, accounting for 16.3 per cent of Ghana's total population.[5][6]

  • Demographics

    Area: 3,245 km² – Density: 1,558/km². The Greater Accra Region is bordered on the north by the Eastern Region, on the east by the Volta Region, on the south by the Gulf of Guinea, and on the west by the Central Region. It is smallest region of Ghana in total area, and is made up of 16 administrative areas. The Greater Accra region is the most urbanized region in the country with 87.4% of its total population living in urban centres.[7]The capital city of Greater Accra Region is Accra which is at the same time the capital city of Ghana.

After 34 out of 34 Constituencies Declared

NDC
NPP

51.04%

JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA

1,326,596

48.10%

NANA A. AKUFO-ADDO

1,250,174
CANDIDATE VOTES % SHARE
JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA NDC 1,326,596 51.04%
NANA A. AKUFO-ADDO NPP 1,250,174 48.10%
CHRISTIAN K. ANDREWS GUM 16,133 0.62%
IVOR KOBINA GREENSTREET CPP 1,736 0.07%
BRIGITTE A. DZOGBENUKU PPP 1,000 0.04%
AKUA DONKOR GFP 745 0.03%
HASSAN AYARIGA APC 636 0.02%
NANA KONADU AGYEMAN-RAWLINGS NDP 562 0.02%
KOFI PERCIVAL AKPALOO LPG 443 0.02%
ALFRED K.A. WALKER IND 417 0.02%
DAVID APASERA PNC 326 0.01%
HENRY HERBERT LARTEY GCPP 224 0.01%

President: Marginal Wins

Constituency Votes Difference Percentage
Okaikwei North 236
NPP - 49.87%
NDC - 49.46%
Ayawaso West-Wuogon 253
NPP - 49.84%
NDC - 49.52%
Amasaman 2,080
NPP - 50.54%
NDC - 48.68%
Ayawaso Central 2,328
NPP - 51.56%
NDC - 47.82%
Ablekuma Central 2,392
NDC - 50.96%
NPP - 48.44%

Skirt & Blouse Constituencies

Name Presidential Parliamentary
Okaikwei North NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP Theresa Lardi AwuniNDC
Total 1

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 20
National Democratic Party - NDP 0
New Patriotic Party - NPP 14
People’s National Convention - PNC 0
Progressive People’s Party - PPP 0
United Progressive Party - UPP 0

Parliamentary: Marginal Wins

Constituency Votes Difference Percentage
Ablekuma Central 204
NDC - 49.70%
NPP - 49.48%
Sege 1,792
NDC - 52.50%
NPP - 47.05%
Ledzokuku 1,866
NDC - 50.48%
NPP - 48.79%
Okaikwei North 2,039
NDC - 51.07%
NPP - 47.52%
Ayawaso West-Wuogon 2,373
NPP - 51.36%
NDC - 48.30%