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Over 13 million electorates turned up to vote on Dec 7 – EC

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According to her, 13,434,574 voters out of 17,027, 641 turned up at their respective polling stations.

The figure represents a 79 percentage out of the total number of voters.

Mrs Jean Mensa said this while announcing the presidential election results on Wednesday, December 9, 2020.

With determination and focus, we prepared a register that recorded 17 million eligible voters in just 38 days. Thankfully, the just ended election did not see issues of missing names, misplaced polling stations, among others,” she said.

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Adding that “At the end of a transparent, orderly, and timely presidential elections the total number of valid votes cast was 13,434,574 representing 79% of the total registered voters.”

The EC also announced that President Akufo-Addo won the election when he polled 51.59 of the total votes cast.

His main rival, Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) also managed to poll 47.36% of the total votes cast.