NDC presidential primaries: Mahama takes the lead in EC's first certified result

NDC presidential primaries: Mahama takes the lead in EC's first certified result

Former president John Mahama taken the lead in the ongoing National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential primaries.

In a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Myjoyonline.com, the Electoral Commission (EC)-certified results from one of the 275 constituencies across the country show Mahama winning with a huge margin.

Final results from the Bodi Constituency in the Western Region, where polls have closed at least five hours before official closing time, see the former President beating his six challengers by at least 600 votes.

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Mahama polled a total of 608 delegates’ votes.

Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin polled 5 votes; Ekwow Spio-Garbrah polled 4 votes; Prof. Joshua Alabi polled 9 votes; Sylvester Mensah polled 3 votes; Goosie Tanoh 7 votes and businessman, Alhaji Nurideen Iddrisu polled 2 votes.

Total votes cast was 641 with three ballots rejected, representing 95% turnout.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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