Karaga (Ghana parliament constituency)

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Karaga
constituency
for the Parliament of Ghana
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District Karaga District
Region Northern Region of Ghana
Current constituency
Created 2004
Party National Democratic Congress
MP Iddrisu Dawuda

Karaga 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. Karaga is located in the Karaga district of the Northern Region of Ghana.

History[edit]

This was one of the many constituencies created prior to the 2004 presidential and parliamentary elections.[1]

Boundaries[edit]

The seat is located entirely within the Karaga district of the Northern Region of Ghana.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
2004 Iddrisu Dawuda National Democratic Congress

Elections[edit]

Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2008: Karaga
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress Iddrisu Dawuda 13,361 56.2 -8.3
New Patriotic Party Baba Wahab 9,783 41.1 +5.6
People's National Convention Mohammed Tong Doo 301 1.3
Democratic Freedom Party Haruna Abukari 264 1.1
Convention People's Party Adam Abubakari Mohammed 86 0.4
Democratic People's Party Adam Yussifu 0 0.0
Majority 3,578 35.1 +6.1
Turnout
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2004: Karaga
Source:Electoral Commission of Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress Iddrisu Dawuda 14,868 64.5
New Patriotic Party Osman Issah Abukari 8,192 35.5
Majority 6,676 29.0
Turnout 23,917 90.7

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