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Ghana

Republic of Ghana

26,908,262 12

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

15,712,499 71.35%

Registered Voters (as of Dec. 10, 2016)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Ghanaian Parliament Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Nana Addo Dankwa AKUFO-ADDO (since 7 December 2016)
  • Head of Government: President Nana Addo Dankwa AKUFO-ADDO (since 7 December 2016)
  • Assembly: Ghana has a unicameral Parliament with 275 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 4-year term.
  • In the Parliament 275 members are elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms.
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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
President 2000-12-07 6,605,084 10,698,652 61.74%
Ghanaian Parliament 2000-12-07 6,633,306 10,698,652 62.0%
President 2000-12-28 6,459,003 10,698,652 60.37%
Ghanaian Parliament 2004-12-07 8,728,429 10,354,970 84.29%
President 2004-12-07 8,813,908 10,296,970 85.6%
President 2008-12-07 8,671,272 12,472,758 69.52%
Ghanaian Parliament 2008-12-07 8,549,978 12,472,758 68.55%
President 2008-12-28 9,094,364 12,472,758 72.91%
Ghanaian Parliament 2012-12-07 11,225,188 14,158,890 79.28%
President 2012-12-07 11,246,982 14,158,890 79.43%
Ghanaian Parliament 2016-12-07 10,029,923 15,712,499 63.83%
President 2016-12-07 10,781,917 15,712,499 68.62%

Voter Turnout