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EC Releases Outline For Upcoming District-Level Elections

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana has released a schedule in the lead-up to the District Level Elections on December 19, 2023.

The election will be held in 6,272 electoral areas in 259 out of a total of 261 districts in the country.

Nkoranza North and South in the Bono East Region are excluded as they held their election in April 2021 and will be due for their next in 2025.

The election will take place in 38,622 polling stations nationwide.

According to the released schedule of the EC, there will be a stakeholder engagement for women, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) from November 4 to 8.

These engagements will take place at the national, regional and district levels in the country.

From November 16 to 17, the Commission will receive the nomination of aspirants for both the District Assembly Election and Unit Committee Election. This will be followed by the posting of the notice of polls from November 29 to December 4.

Between December 1 and 14 will be a platform mounting for the aspirants.

The Commission will then embark on a massive publicity drive about the election from the first day of December 2023 till Election Day on December 19.

Meanwhile, December 27 and 28 have been set aside to break ties which will be recorded in the elections.

District-level elections are held every four years.

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