New voters’ registration exercise scheduled to start on June 30 - EC

New voters’ registration exercise scheduled to start on June 30 - EC

- The EC has set a date for the compilation of the new voters' register

- The exercise will commence on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

- Safety precautions would be put in place and would be strictly adhered to

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The Electoral Commission (EC) has finally set a date for the compilation of the new voters' register.

The EC set Tuesday, June 30, 2020, to begin the exercise in the run-up to the presidential and parliamentary elections in December 2020.

In a statement sighted by YEN.com.gh, the Deputy Chairperson of the Commission, Bossman Asare stated that the exercise will take place at all registration centers and EC district offices across the country.

New voters’ registration exercise scheduled to start June 30 - EC

EC letter on date for new voters' registration Source: UGC
Source: UGC

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The EC, however, explained that safety precautions necessary would be put in place and would be strictly adhered to.

Also, the EC revealed that a “cluster system of registration” will be used for the exercise where all applicants will be notified of the movement plans.

The EC has, however, called on all stakeholders to join forces in making the process a successful one.

READ ALSO: Parliament gives EC go-ahead to use Ghana Card, Passport for identification for new register

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported Ghana's Parliament is yet to come to an agreement to allow the Electoral Commission to use the Ghana Card and Passports as the means of identification for the new voters roll.

In a 102 against a 96 decision in favor of the amendment of the Constitutional Instrument, the EC has been given the go-ahead to begin the compilation of the voters' register on June 30.

This vote also goes to say the existing voters' ID will not be valid and allowed as a means of identification to register for the new voters' register.

READ ALSO: EC gives solid reasons why it is would reject existing Voter ID cards for new register

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