EC postpones limited registration exercise to May 8

EC postpones limited registration exercise to May 8

- The EC has postponed calls for limited registration to May 8th following an IPAC decision

- The meeting at IPAC concludes that the registration exercise can best be made after Parliament signs its CI

EC postpones limited registration exercise to May 8

EC boss, Charlotte Osei

The call for limited registration by the Electoral Commission has been postponed from April 28 to May 8, 2016 as part of efforts to enable new voters who have attained age 18 and those who qualify but were unable to register the last time the register was opened, to do so.

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The decision which was made known at an Inter Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) in Accra on Friday is reported to have been made following a consensus by all stakeholders which insists that the EC should embark on public education on the said limited registration after the CI permitting it is passed by parliament

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Again the EC said it has only 3500 registration kits and would want to merge some Electoral areas so as to be able to deploy more kits to areas where there are more people.

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There are 6156 Electoral Areas in the country. The modalities on how to deploy the registration kits are still being considered.

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