Amenfi West (Ghana parliament constituency)

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Amenfi West
constituency
for the Parliament of Ghana
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DistrictWasa Amenfi West District
RegionWestern Region of Ghana
Current constituency
PartyNational Democratic Congress
MPEric Afful

Amenfi West 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. Amenfi West is located in the Wasa Amenfi West district of the Western Region of Ghana.

Boundaries[edit]

The seat is located entirely within the Wasa Amenfi West district of the Western Region of Ghana.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1992
1996 Abraham Kofi Asante National Democratic Congress
2003 Agnes Sonful New Patriotic Party
2004 John Gyetuah National Democratic Congress
2015 Eric Afful National Democratic Congress

Elections[edit]

Amenfi West by-election, 2015
Source:Electoral Commission of Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress Eric Afful 15,809 52.64
New Patriotic Party Paul Dekyi 13,076 43.54
Progressive People's Party Abraham Kojo Buadee 1,032 3.44
United Front Party Adjei Elvis 113 0.38
Majority 2,733 9.1
Turnout 30,561 49.0
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2012: Amenfi West
Source:Ghanaweb
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress John Gyetuah 26,435
New Patriotic Party Paul Dekyi 16,829
Majority
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2008: Amenfi West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress John Gyetuah
Majority
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2004: Amenfi West
Source:National Electoral Commission, Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress John Gyetuah 15,233 52.1 +16.8
New Patriotic Party Agnes Sonful 13,108 44.9 -19.0
Convention People's Party Kofi Bayim Antwi 509 1.7
Great Consolidated Popular Party Dizon Ble Abukwaw 360 1.2
Majority 4,121 28.6 0.0
Turnout 30,146 85.3 +47.5

Mrs. Agnes Sonful (NPP), a teacher, 52, won the by-election held on 24 April 2003with a majority of 4,121[1] due to the resignation of Abraham Kofi Asante on 26 March 2003.[2]

Amenfi West by-election, 2003
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±
New Patriotic Party Agnes Sonful 9,218 63.9 +19.3
National Democratic Congress Gerald Danquah 5,097 35.3 -15.7
Democratic People's Party Ebo Archer 121 0.8
Majority 4,121 28.6 +24.2
Turnout 14,746 37.8
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2000: Amenfi West
Source:Adam Carr's Election Archives
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress Abraham Kofi Asante 10,848 51.0
New Patriotic Party Samuel Alberto Tekyi 9,493 44.6
Convention People's Party Kwasi Dankama Quarm 937 4.4
Majority 1,355 6.4
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 1996: Amenfi West
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress Abraham Kofi Asante 16,085
New Patriotic Party Samuel Alberto Takyi 8,311
Majority 7,774

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NPP wins sixth by-election". Politics of Friday, 25 April 2003. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 30 July 2007.
  2. ^ "NDC MP resigns". General News of Wednesday, 26 March 2003. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 30 July 2007.