Walewale (Ghana parliament constituency)

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Walewale
constituency
for the Parliament of Ghana
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District West Mamprusi District
Region Northern Region of Ghana
Current constituency
Party National Democratic Congress
MP Alidu Iddrisu Zakari

Walewale 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. Walewale is located in the West Mamprusi district of the Northern Region of Ghana. The constituency was formerly called the West Mamprussi Constituency.

Boundaries[edit]

The seat is located entirely within the Nanumba South district of the Northern Region of Ghana.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1992 Ben Baluri Saibu National Democratic Congress
1996 Susanna Adam National Democratic Congress
2000 Issifu Asumah People's National Convention
2004 Alidu Iddrisu Zakari National Democratic Congress

Elections[edit]

Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2008: Walewale
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Democratic Congress Alidu Iddrisu Zakari 13,839 40.6 5.3
New Patriotic Party Nabila Sulemana 12,828 37.6 5.0
People's National Convention Abdallah Abubakar 7,020 20.6 -10.5
Convention People's Party Azaratu Iddirsu Sampa 265 0.8 -0.3
Democratic Freedom Party Adam Mampaya Dadimsugru 161 0.5
Majority 1,011 3.0 0.3
Turnout
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2004: Walewale
Source:Electoral Commission of Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Democratic Congress Alidu Iddrisu Zakari 11,355 35.3 -2.0
New Patriotic Party Nabla Sulemana 10,490 32.6 28.2
People's National Convention Mbah Jacob Kanzoni 10,007 31.1 -24.3
Convention People's Party Ahmed Issahaku 359 1.1
Majority 865 2.7 1.7
Turnout 34,389 90.4
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2000: West Mamprusi
Source:Adam Carr's Election Archives
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
People's National Convention Issifu Asumah 18,907 55.4 44.9
National Democratic Congress Susanna Adam 12,735 37.3 -25.7
New Patriotic Party Amadu Abdul-Karim 1,509 4.4
Convention People's Party Shani Danladi 631 1.8
National Reform Party Iliasu Yussif 339 1.0
Majority 6,172 18.1 -20.9
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 1996: Walewale
Source:Electoral Commission of Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Democratic Congress Susanna Adam 23,021 63.0
People's Convention Party Stephen Sumani Nayina 8,761 24.0
People's National Convention Amadu Sulemana 3,833 10.5
National Convention Party Sulemana Wakaso Musah 938 2.5
Majority 14,260 39.0
Turnout 19,978 86.46
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 1992: Walewale
Source:
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Democratic Congress Ben Baluri Saibu
Majority
Turnout


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