Suame (Ghana parliament constituency)

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Suame
constituency
for the Parliament of Ghana
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District Kumasi Metropolitan District
Region Ashanti Region of Ghana
Current constituency
Created 2004
Party New Patriotic Party
MP Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu

Suame 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. Suame is located in the Kumasi Metropolitan district of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

This seat was created prior to the Ghanaian parliamentary election in 2004 when the Old Tafo-Suame constituency was split into the Old Tafo and Suame constituencies respectively.

Boundaries[edit]

The seat is located within the Kumasi Metropolitan District of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

History[edit]

The constituency was first created in 2004 by the Electoral Commission of Ghana along with 29 other new ones, increasing the number of constituencies from 200 to 230.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
2004 Constituency created
2004 Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu New Patriotic Party

Elections[edit]

Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2004:Suame
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Patriotic Party Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu 48,500 82.1 N/A
National Democratic Congress Paul Richard Yeboah 8,448 14.3 N/A
Convention People's Party Frederick Antwi 1,157 2.0 N/A
People's National Convention Young Sampson Agonno 934 1.6 N/A
Majority 40,052 67.8 N/A

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FAQ's". Parliament of Ghana. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-07-26.