Elections 2016: Parliament to decide if voting should start on Nov 7

Elections 2016: Parliament to decide if voting should start on Nov 7

The date for this year's elections is about to be determined as council of state presented a new bill seeking to change the date for Ghana's elections from December 7 to the first Monday in November.

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Speaker of parliament, Edward Doe Adjaho has therefore referred the bill to the constitutional, legal and parliamentary affairs committee of parliament for debate and consideration.

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The Electoral Commission has long scheduled November 7 as the day for the polls, but an amendment to the 1992 Constitution is required from parliament before Ghanaians can actually cast their ballot on the said date.

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