Confusion rocks Special Voting in Ghana

Confusion rocks Special Voting in Ghana

The Special Voting exercise that is ongoing at all 275 polling stations across the country has been bedevilled with issues including the disenfranchising of voters.

Hundreds of electorates who are to exercise their franchise in the early voting were not allowed to cast their ballot because their names were not on voters register.

Confusion rocks Special Voting in Ghana

Confusion rocks Special Voting in Ghana

They have been turned away by Electoral Commission (EC) officials because they could not find their names in the Special Voter's Register.

The affected persons included security personnel and even staff of the EC.

Confusion rocks Special Voting in Ghana

Confusion rocks Special Voting in Ghana

For example in an EC official in one of the polling stations said he could not vote because his name wasn’t on the voter register.

Security personnel are upset over the EC's last minute decision for them to go to their original constituencies to do the special voting,” a Starr News report said.

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About 127,000 persons are expected to take part in the Special Voting exercise across the country.

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