Ghanaian general election, 2004

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General elections were held in Ghana on 7 December 2004. The presidential elections resulted in a victory for incumbent John Kufuor of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). The parliamentary elections saw the NPP win 128 of the 230 seats.[1]

Presidential election[edit]

There were four candidates:

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
John Kufuor New Patriotic Party 4,524,074 52.45
John Atta Mills National Democratic Congress 3,850,368 44.64
Edward Mahama Grand Coalition 165,375 1.92
George Aggudey Convention People's Party 85,968 1.00
Invalid/blank votes 188,123
Total 8,313,908 100
Registered voters/turnout 10,354,970 85.1
Source: Electoral Commission of Ghana

Parliament[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
New Patriotic Party 4,212,844 49.04 128 +28
National Democratic Congress 3,505,074 40.80 94 +2
People's National Convention 183134 2.13 4 +1
Convention People's Party 247,753 2.88 3 +2
Every Ghanaian Living Everywhere 16,097 0.19 0
National Reform Party 11,364 0.13 0 0
Democratic People's Party 9,955 0.12 0
Great Consolidated Popular Party 4,690 0.05 0
Independents 398,981 4.64 1 –3
Invalid/blank votes 141,177
Total 8,731,069 100 230 +30
Registered voters/turnout 10,381,152 84.11
Source: Electoral Commission of Ghana

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