All card bearing members of the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC), totaling about two million will be voting for their presidential and parliamentary candidates ahead of the 2016 general elections today, November 21 with a total of 728 aspirants contesting parliamentary seats.
The elections which will be held across 274 constituencies and 8,234 polling centres will see the party for the first time use a biometric register codded with a newly adopted universal suffrage mode of elections
Meanwhile, President John Mahama is expected to stand unopposed as his his endorsement will be announced by the chairperson of the electoral commission Charlotte Osei by the end of the polls.
President John Dramani Mahama has urged all members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) who will be voting this morning to do so peacefully.
In a Facebook post Friday, Mr. Mahama tasked the NDC family to prove their opponents wrong that that they are a peaceful party and also prove after their primaries that they are an all-inclusive democracy.
Security remains beefed up across selected polling stations with over 7000 police personnel deployed to ensure peace before during and after the elections.