Election 2020: EC's Jean Mensa to reduce voting time by 1 hour

Election 2020: EC's Jean Mensa to reduce voting time by 1 hour

- The Electoral Commission (EC) is considering reducing the voting time

- The voting time would be from 7 am to 4 pm, instead of the 7 am to 5 pm

- This, according to the EC, would allow for counting of ballots and collation of results before night falls

Information available to YEN.com.gh indicates that the Electoral Commission (EC) is considering reducing the voting time.

According to the EC, the voting time would be from 7 am to 4 pm, instead of the 7 am to 5 pm that has been the case over the years.

This, according to the EC, would allow for counting of ballots and collation of results before night falls and to facilitate the early declaration of election results.

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Also the reduction in the time would ultimately help reduce the tension and suspicion that comes up when Ghanaians are waiting for the results of general elections.

The Chairperson of the EC, Mrs Jean Mensa, announced this at a three-day international conference on election-related violence in Accra yesterday, September 10, 2019.

Meanwhile, the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has described President Akufo-Addo as the “most corrupt” leader in the country’s history.

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Addressing journalists on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 General Secretary of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, said the NPP government has made corruption a way of life.

According to him, the President “must accept full responsibility for the unenviable accolade as the most corrupt President in Ghana’s history, which hangs around his neck and find out why it is so.

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