Adenta (Ghana parliament constituency)

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Adenta
constituency
for the Parliament of Ghana
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District Ga East District
Region Greater Accra Region of Ghana
Current constituency
Created 2004
Party New Patriotic Party
MP Yaw Buabeng Asamoah

Adenta 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. Adenta is located in the Ga East district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.

Boundaries[edit]

The seat is located within the Ga East District of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. It was formed prior to the 2004 December presidential and parliamentary elections by the division of the old Ashiaman constituency into the new Adenta and Ashaiman constituencies.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
2004 Kwadjo Opare-Hammond New Patriotic Party
2008 Kojo Adu Asare National Democratic Congress

Elections[edit]

Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2008:Adenta
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress Kojo Adu Asare 20,230 54.3 +7.7
New Patriotic Party Kwadjo Opare Hammond 16,646 44.7 -4.4
Convention People's Party Mamshie Omar Bawa 387 1.0 -0.9
Majority 3,584 9.6 +7.1
Turnout N/A
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2004:Adenta
Source:Electoral Commission of Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±
New Patriotic Party Kwadjo Opare-Hammond 17,964 49.1 N/A
National Democratic Congress Lt. Col. (rtd) Joseph Kabu Davies 17,020 46.6 N/A
Convention People's Party Patrick Offei-Addo 704 1.9 N/A
Democratic People's Party Abdul Manaf Yunus 644 1.8 N/A
National Reconstruction Party Dr. David Pessey 225 0.6 N/A
Majority 644 2.5 N/A
Turnout 36,715 79.9 N/A

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Electoral Commission of Ghana (November 2005). "The 2004 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections" (PDF). Elections 2004:Ghana's Parliamentary and Presidential Elections. Electoral Commission of Ghana, with support of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Accra. pp. Page 11. Retrieved 2007-08-14.