Gomoa East (Ghana parliament constituency)

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Gomoa East
constituency
for the Parliament of Ghana
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District Gomoa District
Region Central Region of Ghana
Current constituency
Party National Democratic Congress (NDC)
MP Ekow Panyin Okyere Eduamoah

Gomoa East is one of the constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. Gomoa East is located in the Gomoa district of the Central Region of Ghana.

Boundaries[edit]

The seat is located entirely within the Gomoa district of the Central Region of Ghana.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1992 Franis Kow Bortsie-Ansah National Democratic Congress
1996 Thomas Kweku Aubyn National Democratic Congress
2000 Emmanuel Acheampong New Patriotic Party
2003 Richmond Sam Quarm New Patriotic Party
2008 Ekow Panyin Okyere Eduamoah National Democratic Congress

Elections[edit]

Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2008: Gomoa East
Source:Electoral Commission of Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Democratic Congress Ekow Panyin Okyere Eduamoah 18,908 53.7 15.5
New Patriotic Party Richmond Sam Quarm 13,300 37.8 -14.1
Convention People's Party Richmond K. Anwumanyi 2,738 7.8 4.9
Democratic Freedom Party Kofi Otu 266 0.8
Independent Ato Aidoo Nyanor 217 0.3 -4.8
Majority 7,268 10.1 3.4
Turnout 35,905 64.7 -16.8


Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2004: Gomoa East
Source:National Electoral Commission, Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Patriotic Party Richmond Sam Quarm 19,634 51.9 -15.4
National Democratic Congress Theophilus Kofi Ampah 14,454 38.2 +6.5
Independent Kofi Otu 1933 5.1
Convention People's Party Grace Ignophia Appiah 1102 2.9
Democratic People's Party Evans Kofi Otoo 250 0.7 -0.3
People's National Convention Justice Ekow Asafua Ocran 235 0.6
Independent Michael L. K. Amoah 193 0.5
Majority 5180 13.7 -19.4
Turnout 38,505 82.1

Richmond Sam Quarm (NPP) won the by-election held on the 8 April 2003 following the death of Emmanuel Acheampong (NPP) in a road traffic accident on February 9, 2003.[1]

Gomoa East by-election, 2003
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Patriotic Party Richmond Sam Quarm 11,380 67.3 19.7
National Democratic Congress Richard Annan 5,356 31.7 -13.4
Democratic People's Party Evans Kofi Otoo 175 1.0
Majority 6,024 35.6 33.1
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2000: Gomoa East
Source:Adam Carr's Election Archives
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Patriotic Party Emmanuel Acheampong 10,900 47.6 12.9
National Democratic Congress Richard Annan 10,332 45.1 -15.5
Convention People's Party Michael L. K. Amoah 792 3.5
National Reform Party James Kwaw Buafi 496 2.2
United Ghana Movement Kwame Ebure 233 1.0
People's National Convention Sam Ken Mensah 165 0.7 -1.4
Majority 568 2.5 -23.4
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 1996: Cape Coast
Source:Electoral Commission of Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Democratic Congress Thomas Kweku Aubyn 18,390 60.6
New Patriotic Party Kofi Nyarko-Annan 10,547 34.7
People's Convention Party Abraham Kofi Sackey 783 2.6
People's National Convention Sam Ken Mensah 643 2.1
Majority 7,843 25.9
Turnout 30,929 72.6
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 1992: Gomoa East
Source:Electoral Commission of Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Democratic Congress Franis Kow Bortsie-Ansah
Majority
Turnout 12,095 30.9

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NPP wins Gomoa East by-election". Politics of Wednesday, 9 April 2003 (Ghana Home Page). Retrieved 2007-05-16.