Elections 2020: Northern

  • Date Created

    March, 1957

    Population

    1544946

  • History

    The Northern Region is one of the sixteen regions of Ghana. It is located in the north of the country and was the largest of the sixteen regions, covering an area of 70,384 square kilometres or 31 percent of Ghana's area until December 2018 when the Savannah Region and North East Regions were created from it. The Northern Region is divided into 14 districts. The region's capital is Tamale.

  • Demographics

    The Northern Region has a low population density, and, along with the official language of English, most inhabitants (52%) speak a language of the Oti–Volta subfamily in the Niger–Congo language family, such as Dagbani, Mamprusi or Konkomba. The Dagbon Kingdom, of the Dagomba people, is located in the region.

After 18 out of 18 Constituencies Declared

NDC
NPP

52.93%

JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA

449,650

46.08%

NANA A. AKUFO-ADDO

391,446
CANDIDATE VOTES % SHARE
JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA NDC 449,650 52.93%
NANA A. AKUFO-ADDO NPP 391,446 46.08%
CHRISTIAN K. ANDREWS GUM 2,902 0.34%
IVOR KOBINA GREENSTREET CPP 1,364 0.16%
KOFI PERCIVAL AKPALOO LPG 866 0.10%
DAVID APASERA PNC 826 0.10%
ALFRED K.A. WALKER IND 705 0.08%
HASSAN AYARIGA APC 476 0.06%
AKUA DONKOR GFP 408 0.05%
HENRY HERBERT LARTEY GCPP 367 0.04%
NANA KONADU AGYEMAN-RAWLINGS NDP 268 0.03%
BRIGITTE A. DZOGBENUKU PPP 248 0.03%

President: Marginal Wins

Constituency Votes Difference Percentage
Savelugu 744
NPP - 51.43%
NDC - 48.57%
Wulensi 805
NDC - 50.42%
NPP - 48.37%
Tolon 1,057
NPP - 51.24%
NDC - 48.76%
Tatale Sanguli 1,103
NPP - 51.38%
NDC - 47.43%
Saboba 1,371
NDC - 51.63%
NPP - 47.31%

Skirt & Blouse Constituencies

Name Presidential Parliamentary
Savelugu NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP Abdulai Jacob IddrissNDC
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 9
National Democratic Party - NDP 0
New Patriotic Party - NPP 9
People’s National Convention - PNC 0
Progressive People’s Party - PPP 0
United Progressive Party - UPP 0

Parliamentary: Marginal Wins

Constituency Votes Difference Percentage
Savelugu 99
NDC - 50.13%
NPP - 49.87%
Wulensi 1,000
NDC - 50.77%
NPP - 48.25%
Saboba 2,010
NDC - 52.67%
NPP - 46.47%
Kpandai 2,072
NDC - 51.92%
NPP - 47.74%
Gushiegu 2,346
NPP - 51.79%
NDC - 47.79%