Afadjato South

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Afadjato South
constituency
for the Parliament of Ghana
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District Afadzato South District
Region Volta Region of Ghana
Current constituency
Created 2012
Party National Democratic Congress
MP Oforiwaa Angela Alorwu-Tay

Afadjato South 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. Afadjato South is located in the Afadzato South district of the Volta Region of Ghana. It was created in 2012 by the Electoral Commission of Ghana prior to the Ghanaian general election.

Boundaries[edit]

The constituency is located within the Afadzato South District of the Volta Region of Ghana.

Members of Parliament[edit]

First elected Member Party
2012 Joseph Zaphanat Amenowode National Democratic Congress
2016 Oforiwaa Angela Alorwu-Tay National Democratic Congress

Elections[edit]

The first ever election was held in December 2012 as part of the Ghanaian elections. The National Democratic Congress candidate won the seat with a 18,245 majority.[1] The NDC retained its seat in the Ghanaian general election, 2016.[2]

Ghanaian general election, 2016: Afadjato South
Source:GhanaWeb
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress Angela Oforiwa Alorwu-Tay 19,486 83.69 -0.64
New Patriotic Party Seneadza Semanu Wisdom 3,133 13.46 -1.03
Progressive People's Party Fia Kwesi Hanson 612 2.63
Convention People's Party George Kofi Kotoku 53 0.23 -1.67
Majority 16,353 70.23 +0.39
Turnout 23,284
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2012: Afadjato South
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress Joseph Zaphanat Amenowode 22,029 84.33
New Patriotic Party Emma Millicent Kartey Kofiedu 3,784 14.49
Convention People's Party Constant Yao Kumah Gidi 310 1.9
Majority 18,245 69.84
Turnout 26,123

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Election 2012: Afadjato South". Ghanaweb. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Parliamentary Results for Afadjato South". GhanaWeb. GhanaWeb. Retrieved 18 April 2018.