Akan (Ghana parliament constituency)

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Akan
constituency
for the Parliament of Ghana
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District Kadjebi District
Region Volta Region of Ghana
Current constituency
Party National Democratic Congress
MP Joseph Kwadwo Ofori

The Akan constituency 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. It is located in the Kadjebi district of the Volta Region of Ghana.

Boundaries[edit]

The constituency is located within the Kadjebi district of the Volta Region of Ghana. To the north is the Nkwanta South constituency in the Nkwanta District, to the west, the Krachi East in the Krachi East District, to the south the Jasikan District and to the east, the Ghana - Togo border.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1992 Dr. Seth Kwabena Akompi National Convention Party
1996 John Kwadwo Gyapong National Democratic Congress
2000 Bawa Rashid Independent
2004 John Kwadjo Gyampong National Democratic Congress
2008 John Kwadwo Ofori National Democratic Congress

Elections[edit]

Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2008: Akan
Sources:Electoral Commission of Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress Joseph Kwadwo Ofori 13,730 58.6 +2.7
New Patriotic Party Kofi Adjei Ntim 7,989 34.1 -6.0
Independent George Harrison 791 3.4
Independent Ahmed Miniru 362 1.5
People's National Convention Maxwel Gyambiby Ansong 263 1.1 -1.2
Convention People's Party Rashid Alao 121 0.5 -1.2
Democratic Freedom Party Justice Nkani 97 0.4
Independent Solomon Okoree 85 0.4
Majority 5,741 24.5 +8.7
Turnout 23,863 64.1 -24.4
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2004: Akan
Source:National Electoral Commission, Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress John Kwadjo Gyampong 13,716 55.9 1.0
New Patriotic Party Alhaji Rashid Bawa 9,843 40.1 37.7
People's National Convention Maxwel Gyambiby Ansong 565 2.3
Convention People's Party Pastor Gidson G. Akromah 425 1.7 0.8
Majority 3,873 15.8 2.8
Turnout 25,340 88.5
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2000: Akan
Source:Adam Carr's Election Archives
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Rashid Bawa 12,306 54.9 +54.1
National Democratic Congress John Kwadwo Gyapong 9,386 41.9 -21.5
New Patriotic Party Kofi Asiedu-Mensah 536 2.4
Convention People's Party Gibson-Godfried Akromah 196 0.9
Majority 2,920 13.0 -30.8
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 1996: Akan
Source:Electoral Commission of Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress John Kwadwo Gyapong 16,008 63.4
Independent Fudu Kassim 4,942 19.6
People's Convention Party James Yaw Fato 3,875 15.4
Independent Seth Frank Alifui 213 0.8
National Convention Party Joseph Yaw Biadoo 196 0.7
Majority 11,006 43.8
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 1992: Akan
Source:Electoral Commission of Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Convention Party Dr. Seth Kwabena Akompi
Majority
Turnout 13,286 46.3

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