Asawase (Ghana parliament constituency)
for the Parliament of Ghana
|District||Kumasi Metropolitan District|
|Region||Ashanti Region of Ghana|
|Party||National Democratic Congress|
|MP||Muntaka Mohammed Mubarak|
Asawase 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. Asawase is located in the Kumasi Metropolitan district of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
The seat is located within the Kumasi Metropolitan District of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
The constituency was formed in 2004 by the Electoral Commission of Ghana along with 29 other new ones, increasing the number of constituencies from 200 to 230. The Asokwa East and Asokwa West constituencies were realigned, forming the Asawase (Asokwa) constituency and the new Oforikrom constituency.
Members of Parliament
|2004||Dr. Gibril Adamu Mohammed||National Democratic Congress|
|2005||Muntaka Mohammed Mubarak||National Democratic Congress|
|National Democratic Congress||Muntaka Mohammed Mubarak||36,234||56.6||-3.8|
|New Patriotic Party||Dr. Mohammed Abdul Kabir||27,118||42.4||+3.7|
|People's National Convention||Elyasu Mohammed||369||0.6||-0.2|
|Convention People's Party||Alhaji Baba Musah||262||0.4||N/A|
|Democratic Freedom Party||Mohammed Bashir Tijani||0||0||N/A|
- A by-election was held following the death of the incumbent MP, Dr. Gibril. Muntaka Mohammed Mubarak won with a majority of 11,142 replacing the late Dr Gibrine also of the NDC who had won the seat in December 2004 with a majority of 4,474. The Ghana Center for Democratic Development deemed that this by-election was "fair and transparent, but not free from fear." He subsequently retained his seat in the Ghanaian parliamentary election held in December 2008.
|National Democratic Congress||Muntaka Mohammed Mubarak||31,017||60.4||+10.7|
|New Patriotic Party||Shuaibu Musah Sharif||19,875||38.7||-4.4|
|People's National Convention||Ibrahim Mohammed Issaka||417||0.8||-1.6|
|National Democratic Congress||Dr. Gibril Adamu Mohammed||33,541||49.7||N/A|
|New Patriotic Party||Patrick Appiagyei||29,067||43.1||N/A|
|Independent||Abdul Majeed Alhassan||2,505||3.7||N/A|
|People's National Convention||Thomas Tangwanse Atigah||1,598||2.4||N/A|
|Convention People's Party||King Hassan Abu Bong||570||0.8||N/A|
|Democratic People's Party (Ghana)||Adam Diyawu Rahman||204||0.3||N/A|
- "NDC wins Asawase bye-election". General News of Friday, 22 April 2005. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2009-06-21.
- "NDC Silences Ruling Party In Asawase". Politics of Friday, 22 April 2005. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2009-06-21.
- "Statement on the Thursday April 21, 2005 Asawasi Constituency Parliamentary Bye-Election" (PDF). Ghana Center for Democratic Development. p. 3. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2008-08-19. Retrieved 2009-06-21.
- "Parliamentary Results Asawase (Ashanti Region)". Elections 2008. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2009-06-21.