Mahama wins in latest poll on 2020 elections

Mahama wins in latest poll on 2020 elections

- The Ghana Election Poll survey says NDC's John Mahama win the December 7, 2020 elections if its held today

- The poll for June indicates that 48% of the respondents went for former president

- And 35% said they will vote for Nana Akufo-Addo

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With barely five months to Ghana’s presidential and parliamentary elections 2020, there are a lot of surveys and polls on who would emerge winner of the upcoming political event.

One such survey is the Ghana Election Poll which is powered by GhanaWeb and the Africa Consumer Panel.

The online poll is conducted every month and the results are published at the beginning of every other month.

John Mahama likely to win ahead of Akufo-Addo if elections are held today - Ghana Election Poll
John Mahama is the NDC's flagbearer for the 2020 elections. Source:
Source: UGC

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The latest data collected for the month of June indicates that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) flag bearer, John Dramani Mahama will win the presidential election by a slim margin if Ghana went to the polls today.

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According to the Ghana Election Poll survey for the month of June, about 48% of Ghanaians would vote for former president John Dramani Mahama if elections were held today, while 35% of the respondents were also rooting for the incumbent President Nana Akufo-Addo.

But 17% of the respondents said they will vote for none of the above parties - NDC and NPP.

Out of the weighted sample of 792 adults, John Dramani Mahama won the hearts of more males than females making 50.5% and 45.2% respectively, while President Akufo-Addo won the hearts of 37% of men against 33.3% of women.

In the age bracket, however, Nana Akufo-Addo won the hearts of voters between ages 25 and 39 who say they will vote for him if elections were held today. Former President Mahama rather got the attention of voters between ages 40 and 49.

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Meanwhile, some 33.2% of voters in their 20s showed no interest in voting for any of the two candidates if elections were held today.

In the Greater Accra Region, John Dramani Mahama would win by a narrow margin while President Akufo-Addo would win the Ashanti Region with a wider margin. earlier reported that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has revealed that his administration is considering putting a system in place to help needy tertiary students.

This according to Nana Addo will help cater adequately for deprived tertiary students who through no fault of theirs cannot pay for their tuition.

This move comes on the back of his NPP administration’s free Senior High School and Technical and Vocational Education and Training introduced in 2017.

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K. Effah Evans Effah is a holder of a BA Diploma in Psychology and Linguistics from BA, Psychology and Linguistics. He’s a former editor who covered current affairs news and stories about Ghana. Before Yen, he worked for Citi FM and Ringier Ghana.

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