Source: GNA - Mrs Charlotte Osei, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission on Friday explained that deleting names from the voters’ register is based on law and not merely on emotion expressed by a group or an individual.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana / 31.10.2015 - Leading members of the Progressive People’s Party (NPP) are in the twin-city of Sekondi-Takoradi in the Western Region to oversee the smooth arrangements for the party’s national convention which is taking place at the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) Hall.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The Electoral Commission (EC) has stated that if Ghana’s political parties do not reform, no voters register will be appealing to them.
Speaking on Friday at the stakeholders' forum on the voters register in Accra, the chairperson of the EC, Mrs Charlotte Osei, said some of the problems that have been identified with the current register, such as the presence of minors, have been created by political parties.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - More political parties Friday expressed varied views on the calls for the compilation of a new voters register.
While some of them felt that the current register was bloated with minors and foreigners and needed to be replaced, others insisted that the supposed bloatedness of the register could be corrected by auditing.
Source: peacefmonline.com - The knowledge of Dr. Charles Wereko Brobbey, the Chief Policy Analyst at the Ghana Institute for Public Policy Options (GIPPO) over electoral processes has been questioned by the Member of Parliament for Awutu Senya East, Hon. Mavis Hawa Koomson.
Source: citifmonline.com - Nana Yaw Osei, Spokesperson for suspended National Chairman of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) Paul Afoko, has told Citi News his boss attended the forum on the voters register because he was invited by the Electoral Commission.
Source: citifmonlinThe Electoral Commission (EC) will soon respond to the New Patriotic Party’s(NPP) claims that the voters register is bloated.
The NPP at a forum on the voters register, reiterated their allegations of a bloated electoral roll.
Source: kasapafmonline.com - Deputy General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho believes the call for a new voters register by the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) is dead on arrival.
Source: starrfmonline.com - Day two of public forum on the call for a new voters register for next year’s elections is ongoing at the Alisa Hotel.
A five-member panel set up by the Electoral Commission is conducting public hearings to arrive at a consensus whether or not to change the current voters register.(Watch the video below)
Source: peacefmonline.com - The National Chairperson of the Convention People's Party (CPP), Samia Yaaba Nkrumah says she will be contesting the presidency of the country in 2016 despite her younger brother Sekou Nkrumah’s doubt.