People's National Convention (Ghana)

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People's National Convention
Leader Hassan Ayariga
Chairman Alhaji Ahmed Ramadan
Founder Hilla Limann
General Secretary Bernard Mornah
Vice Chairman Hajia Ajara Musah
Slogan Eye kube
Service with honesty
Founded 27 July 1992 (1992-07-27)
Headquarters Arts Centre, Accra
Ideology Nkrumaism,
Socialism,
Pan-Africanism
Colors Red, green and white
5th Parliament
4th Republic
2 / 230
Election symbol
Palm tree
Party flag
Pnc-ghana flag.gif
Website
http://pncghana.org/
Politics of Ghana
Political parties
Elections

The People's National Convention is a political party in Ghana.

At the elections, 7 December 2004, the party was part of the Grand Coalition, that won 4 out of 230 seats. Edward Mahama, candidate of the Grand Coalition won 1.9% of the vote at the presidential elections. At the December 2008 elections, the party won 2 seats in Parliament. For the fourth time in a row, Edward Mahama was the presidential candidate. He received 0.8% of the vote. Hassan Ayariga was elected in 2011 by the party to stand in the Ghanaian presidential election, 2012.[1]

Electoral performance[edit]

The PNC has contested all national elections since the inception of the fourth republic apart from the 1992 Ghanaian parliamentary election, which was boycotted along with other opposition parties.

Parliamentary elections[edit]

Election Number of PNC votes Share of votes Seats Outcome of election
2008 117,732 1.4% 2 Minority in parliament[2]
2004 186,226 2.1% 4 Minority in parliament[3]
2000 224,657 3.4% 3 Minority in parliament[4]
1996 5 Minority in parliament[5]
1992 boycotted The minority parties boycotted the election[6]

Presidential elections[edit]

Election Candidate Number of votes Share of votes Outcome of election
2008 Edward Mahama 73,494 0.9% Minority[7]
2004 Edward Mahama 165,375 1.9% Minority[8]
2000 Edward Mahama 189,659 2.5% Minority[9]
1996 Edward Mahama 3.0% Minority[10]
1992 Hilla Limann 266,728 6.7% Minority[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of 2012 Presidential Candidates". Official website. Electoral Commission of Ghana. Retrieved 2 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "REPUBLIC OF GHANA - LEGISLATIVE ELECTION OF 7 DECEMBER 2008". Adam Carr. Retrieved 2010-08-27. 
  3. ^ "REPUBLIC OF GHANA - LEGISLATIVE ELECTION OF 7 DECEMBER 2004". Adam Carr. Retrieved 2010-08-27. 
  4. ^ "REPUBLIC OF GHANA - LEGISLATIVE ELECTION OF 7 DECEMBER 2000". Adam Carr. Retrieved 2010-08-27. 
  5. ^ "07 December 1996 Parliamentary Election". Albert C. Nunley. Retrieved 2010-08-27. 
  6. ^ "29 December 1992 Parliamentary Election". Albert C. Nunley. Retrieved 2010-08-27. 
  7. ^ "REPUBLIC OF GHANA - PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION OF DECEMBER 2008". Adam Carr. Retrieved 2010-08-27. 
  8. ^ "07 December 2004 Presidential Election". Albert C. Nunley. Retrieved 2010-08-27. 
  9. ^ "REPUBLIC OF GHANA - PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION OF DECEMBER 2000". Adam Carr. Retrieved 2010-08-27. 
  10. ^ "07 December 1996 Presidential Election". Elections in Ghana. Albert C. Nunley. Retrieved 2010-08-27. 
  11. ^ "03 November 1992 Presidential Election". Elections in Ghana. Albert C. Nunley. Retrieved 2010-08-27.