What happened in 2012 election in Ghana?

What happened in 2012 election in Ghana?

Incumbent president John Mahama was declared winner of the presidential contest with 50.7% of the vote, just a few thousand votes over the threshold for avoiding a run-off election. Mahama was re-elected after less than five months as president having succeeded John Atta Mills who died suddenly in office in July 2012.

Who is winning Ghana Presidential Election 2020?

2020 Ghanaian general election

Nominee Nana Akufo-Addo John Mahama
Popular vote 6,730,587 6,213,182
Percentage 51.30% 47.36%

What school did Akufo-Addo attend?

University of Ghana1964–1967
City, University of LondonNew CollegeLancing College
Nana Akufo-Addo/Education

When was NPP established?

July 28, 1992
New Patriotic Party/Founded

Who won the election of 2012?

Obama defeated Romney, winning a majority of both the Electoral College and the popular vote. Obama won 332 electoral votes and 51.1% of the popular vote compared to Romney’s 206 electoral votes and 47.3%.

How many voters voted in 2012?

Later analysis by the University of California, Santa Barbara’s American Presidency Project found that there were 235,248,000 people of voting age in the United States in the 2012 election, resulting in 2012 voting age population (VAP) turnout of 54.9%.

Who has been elected president 2020?

2020 United States presidential election

Nominee Joe Biden Donald Trump
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Delaware Florida
Running mate Kamala Harris Mike Pence
Electoral vote 306 232

Who is the first president in Ghana?

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, standing on stool, being sworn in by Arku Korsah, as the first president of the Republic of Ghana in Accra. 1960. Photographic prints–1960.

Who is the father of Akufo-Addo?

Edward Akufo-Addo
Nana Akufo-Addo/Fathers

How much does the president of Ghana take as salary?

President of Ghana

President of the Republic of Ghana
Formation Republic Day 1 July 1960 1992 Constitution 15 May 1992
Deputy Vice-President of Ghana
Salary US$76,000 annually
Website (in English) (in English)

What is the motto of NPP?

New Patriotic Party

New Patriotic Party Twi: Ahofama Foforo Kuw
Slogan Development in Freedom
Parliament 137 / 275
Pan African Parliament 2 / 5
Election symbol

What is the NPP party symbol?

Its election symbol is a book.

Who was the chairman of the NPP in 1992?

After the defeat in 1992, the NPP chairman at the time, Peter Ala Adjetey, stated that the party was resolved to do their homework and wrestle power from the NDC in the 1996 election. They made the decision that regardless of the results, they would contest for parliamentary seats to stop what was seen as an NDC monopoly in Parliament.

Who is the vice president of the NPP?

The NPP gained an unlikely alliance from the Vice President of Ghana, Kow Nkensen Arkaah, whose party ( National Convention Party) had severed their alliance with the National Democratic Congress. The NPP hence formed what was deemed as the “Great Alliance” with the NCP and Vice President Arkaah was nominated to be the running mate of Kuffuor.

Who is the leader of the NPP in Ghana?

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is a centre-right and liberal conservative party in Ghana. Since the democratization of Ghana in 1992, it has been one of the two dominant parties in Ghana politics; its leading rival being the centre-left National Democratic Congress (NDC). John Kufuor of the NPP was President of Ghana from 2001 to 2009.

Who was the NPP candidate for president in 2008?

The NPP set aside a provision in the party’s constitution which required that candidates obtain 50% + one vote of delegates to secure the party’s nomination thus making Nana Akufo-Addo the New Patriotic party’s candidate for the 2008 presidential elections.