Keta (Ghana parliament constituency)

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Keta
constituency
for the Parliament of Ghana
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District Keta District
Region Volta Region of Ghana
Current constituency
Party National Democratic Congress
MP Richard Quashigah

Keta 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. Keta is located in the Keta district of the Volta Region of Ghana.

Boundaries[edit]

The seat is one of two constituencies located within the Keta district of the Volta Region of Ghana. The other is the Anlo constituency.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1992 Dan Kwasi Abodakpi National Democratic Congress
2008 Richard Lasseey Agbenyefia National Democratic Congress
2012 Richard Quashigah National Democratic Congress

Elections[edit]

Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2008: Keta
Source:Electoral Commission of Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Democratic Congress Richard Lasseey Agbenyefia 27,247 90.3 +2.8
New Patriotic Party Kudjoe Fianu 1,406 4.7 -1.8
Convention People's Party Emmanuel Dzidzeme Aidam 1,093 3.6
People's National Convention Ferdinand Fiawo Piccolo 437 1.4 +1.1
Majority 25,841 85.6 +4.6
Turnout 30,471 72.0 -19.1
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2004: Keta
Source:National Electoral Commission, Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Democratic Congress Dan Abodakpi 26,803 87.5 -3.4
New Patriotic Party Kudjoe Fianoo 1,976 6.5 3.4
National Reform Party Chris Arcman Ackumey 1,341 4.4 1.2
Independent W/O (rtd.) Tetteh Kuwornu 217 0.7
Every Ghanaian Living Everywhere Richard Wornue 141 0.5
People's National Convention Ferdinand Fiawoo Piccolo 100 0.3 -0.6
Independent Jones Priam Wemegah 53 0.2
Majority 24,827 81.0 -6.7
Turnout 30,971 91.1

Dan Abodakpi, MP for Keta constituency, who was also Minister for Trade and Industry in the NDC Rawlings government, was jailed by a Fast Track Court in Ghana for fraud.[1]

Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2000: Keta
Source:Adam Carr's Election Archives
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Democratic Congress Dan Kwasi Abodakpi 25,090 90.9
National Reform Party Chris Archmann-Ackummey 898 3.2
New Patriotic Party Emmanuel K. Vorkeh 847 3.1
Convention People's Party Gladys Adzo Tsikpo 519 1.9
People's National Convention Ferdinand Fiawoo-Piccolo 244 0.9
Majority 24,192 87.7

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ghana boycott over graft sentence". Africa News (BBC Online). 7 February 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-22.