MPs elected in the Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2012

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The election of Members of Parliament (MPs) to the 6th Parliament of the Fourth Republic was held on 7 and 8 December 2012.[1] The Speaker is not an elected member of parliament though he/she is qualified to stand for election as such. There are a total of 275 constituencies in Ghana. 45 new constituencies were created prior to the 2012 election.[2] The 6th Parliament shall have its first sitting on Monday 7 January 2013 at "five minutes past twelve midnight" (12:05 GMT) to elect a Speaker and Deputy Speakers as well as for the administration of Oaths to the Speaker and Members of Parliament.[3][4]

Current composition[edit]

Results from 275 constituencies are shown in the table below.[5][6][7][8]

Affiliation Members
National Democratic Congress (NDC) 148
New Patriotic Party (NPP) 122
Independent 4
People's National Convention (PNC) 1
 Total 275
 Government Majority 21

Current composition due to by-elections. The last by-election was the Talensi by-election which was conducted on 7 July 2015.

Affiliation Members
National Democratic Congress (NDC) 148
New Patriotic Party (NPP) 121
Independent 4
Convention People's Party (CPP) 1
People's National Convention (PNC) 1
 Total 275
 Government Majority 21

List of MPs elected in the general election[edit]

The following table is a list of MPs elected on 7 and 8 December 2012, ordered by region and constituency. The previous MP and previous party column shows the MP and party holding the seat prior to the election.


Table of contents:

Ashanti RegionBrong Ahafo RegionCentral RegionEastern RegionGreater Accra Region
Northern RegionUpper East RegionUpper West RegionVolta RegionWestern Region
ChangesBy-electionsNotes and ReferencesSee alsoExternal links and sources

Ashanti Region - 47 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Adansi-Akrofuom
(formerly Akrofuom)
Kwabena Appiah-Pinkrah NPP 1,387 Kwabena Appiah-Pinkrah NPP
Adansi-Asokwa Kobina Tahir Hammond NPP 1,639 Kobina Tahir Hammond NPP
Afigya Kwabre North Nana Marfo Amaniampong NPP 11,390 New constituency
Afigya Kwabre South William Owuraku Aidoo NPP 35,930 New constituency
Afigya Sekyere East David Hennric Yeboah NPP 23,541 Hennric David Yeboah NPP
Ahafo Ano North Adusei Kwasi NDC 423 Richard Akuoko Adiyiah NPP
Ahafo Ano South East
(New constituency)
Francis Manu-Adabor NPP 2,285 New constituency
Ahafo Ano South West Johnson Kweku Adu NPP 4,845 formerly Ahafo Ano South
Asante-Akim Central Kwame Anyimadu - Antwi NPP 15,559 New constituency
Asante-Akim North Kwadwo Baah Agyemang NPP 5,207 Kwame Anyimadu Antwi NPP
Asante-Akim South Kwaku Asante - Boateng NPP 11,961 Gifty Ohene Konadu NPP
Asawase Alhaji Muntaka Mohammed Mabarak NDC 12,904 Alhaji Muntaka Mohammed Mabarak NDC
Asokwa Patricia Appiagyei NPP 52,257 Maxwell Kofi Jumah NPP
Atwima-Kwanwoma Dr. Kojo Appiah-Kubi NPP 38,888 Dr. Kojo Appiah-Kubi NPP
Atwima-Mponua Isaac Kwame Asiamah NPP 9,504 Isaac Kwame Asiamah NPP
Atwima-Nwabiagya North Benito Owusu Bio NPP 17,792 Benito Owusu Bio
(MP for Atwima-Nwabiagya)
NPP
Atwima-Nwabiagya South Anthony Osei Boakye NPP 30,023 New constituency
Bantama Henry Kwabena Kokofu NPP 40,387 Cecilia Abena Dapaah NPP
Bekwai Joseph Osei-Owusu NPP 40,633 Joseph Osei-Owusu Independent
Bosome-Freho Kwadwo Kyei Frimpong NPP 8,826 Nana Yaw Edward Ofori-Kuragu Independent
Bosomtwe Simon Osei Mensah NPP 17,555 Simon Osei Mensah NPP
Effiduase-Asokore Frank Boakye Adjei NPP 16,397 Frank Boakye Adjei NPP
Ejisu Kwabena Owusaduomi NPP 40,188 (Ejisu-Juaben)
Ejura-Sekyedumase Mohammed Salisu Bamba NPP 295 Alhaji Issifu Pangabu Mohammed NDC
Fomena Atta Boafo Daniel Kingsley NPP 7,430 Nana Abu Bonsra NPP
Juaben
(New constituency)
Ama Pomaa Andoh NPP 15,259 New constituency
Kumawu Philip Basoah NPP 14,716 Yaw Baah NPP
Kwabre East Kofi Frimpong NPP 44,527 Kofi Frimpong NPP
Kwadaso Owusu Afriyie Akoto NPP 46,488 Owusu Afriyie Akoto NPP
Mampong Francis Addai-Nimoh NPP 22,435 Francis Addai-Nimoh NPP
Manhyia North
(New constituency)
Collins Owusu Amankwah NPP 23,336 New constituency
Manhyia South Mathew Opoku Prempeh NPP 28,262 Mathew Opoku Prempeh
(Minority Leader)
Manhyia
NPP
Manso-Adubia
(New constituency)
Yaw Frimpong Addo NPP 18,042 New constituency
Manso-Nkwanta Grace Addo
(Former MP for Amansie West)
NPP 22,497 New constituency
New Edubease Ernest Kofi Yakah NDC 3,699 Ernest Kofi Yakah NDC
Nhyiaeso Richard Winfred Anane NPP 33,085 Richard Winfred Anane NPP
Nsuta-Kwamang-Beposo Kwame Asafu-Adjei NPP 8,357 Kwame Osei Prempeh NPP
Obuasi East
(New constituency)
Edward Michael Ennin NPP 8,831 Edward Michael Ennin
(MP for Obuasi)
NPP
Obuasi West Kwaku Agyeman Kwarteng NPP 14,839 New constituency
Odotobri Emmanuel Akwasi Gyamfi NPP 21,300 Emmanuel Akwasi Gyamfi NPP
Offinso North Ntim Augustine Collins NPP 607 A. C. Ntim NPP
Offinso South Ben Abdallah Banda NPP 17,133 Ben Abdallah Banda NPP
Oforikrom Elizabeth Agyeman NPP 29,419 Elizabeth Agyeman NPP
Old Tafo Dr Anthony Akoto Osei NPP 44,257 Dr Anthony Akoto Osei NPP
Sekyere Afram Plain
(New constituency)
Alex Adomako-Mensah NDC 3,819 New constituency
Suame Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu
(Minority leader)
NPP 50,240 Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu NPP
Subin Isaac Osei NPP 31,721 Isaac Osei NPP

Brong Ahafo Region - 29 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Asunafo North Robert Sarfo-Mensah NPP 1,584 Robert Sarfo-Mensah NPP
Asunafo South Eric Opoku NDC 2,775 George Boakye NPP
Asutifi North Benhazin Joseph Dahah NPP 827 Paul Okoh NPP
Asutifi South Collins Dauda NDC 3,257 Collins Dauda NDC
Atebubu-Amantin Sanja Nanja NDC 5,551 Emmanuel Owusu Manu NDC
Banda Ahmed Ibrahim
(Former MP for Tain)
NDC 695 New constituency
Berekum East Kwabena Twum-Nuamah NPP 6,170 New constituency
Berekum West Kwaku Agyenim-Boateng NPP 3,126 Kwaku Agyenim-Boateng
(former MP for Berekum )
NPP
Dormaa Central Kwaku Agyeman-Manu NPP 2,944 New constituency
Dormaa East William Kwasi Sabi NPP 3,805 Yaw Ntow Ababio NPP
Dormaa West Vincent Oppong Asamoah NDC 1,893 Kwaku Agyemang Manu NPP
Jaman North Siaka Stevens NPP 202 Alexander Asum-Ahensah NDC
Jaman South Yaw Afful NPP 6,712 Afful Yaw Maama NPP
Kintampo North Stephen Kunsu NDC 5,257 Stephen Kunsu NDC
Kintampo South Yaw Effah-Baafi NDC 4,085 Yaw Effah-Baafi NDC
Nkoranza North Major Derek Oduro NPP 720 Major Derek Oduro NPP
Nkoranza South Emmanuel Kwadwo Agyekum NDC 5,002 Kwame Ampofo Twumasi NPP
Pru East Kwabena Donkor NDC 9,776 (Formerly Pru)
Pru West Masawud Mohammed NDC 1,187 New constituency
Sene Dominic Napare NDC 5,406 New constituency
Sene Kwame Twumasi Ampofo NDC 5,790 (Formerly Sene)
Sunyani East Kwasi Ameyaw-Cheremeh NPP 17,337 Kwasi Ameyaw Cheremeh NPP
Sunyani West Ignatius Baffour Awuah NPP 457 Ignatius Baffour Awuah NPP
Tain Kwasi Agyemang Gyan-Tutu NDC 4,368 Ahmed Ibrahim NDC
Tano North Freda Prempeh NPP 3,742 Ernest Akobuor Debrah NPP
Tano South Hanna Louisa Bisiw NDC 1,380 Andrews Adjei-Yeboah NPP
Techiman North Alex Kyeremeh NDC 2,810 Christopher Ameyaw Akumfi NPP
Techiman South Adjei Mensah NDC 7,772 Simons Addai NDC
Wenchi George Yaw Gyan-Baffour NPP 2,218 George Yaw Gyan-Baffuor NPP

Central Region - 23 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese Anthony Christian Dadzie NDC 8,250 Anthony Christian Dadzie NDC
Agona East Queenstar Pokua Sawyerr NDC 17,652 John Agyabeng NPP
Agona West Charles Obeng-Inkoom NDC 4,769 Samuel Kweku Obodai NPP
Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam Cassiel Ato Baah Forson NDC 3,290 Cassiel Ato Baah Forson NDC
Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa Georgina Nkrumah Aboah NDC 2,700 Paul Collins Appiah-Ofori NPP
Assin Central Ken Ohene Agyapong
(Former MP for Assin North)
NPP 3,145 New constituency
Assin North Ambre Samuel NDC 2,057 Ken Ohene Agyapong NPP
Assin South Dominic Kwaku Fobih NPP 1,931 Dominic Kwaku Fobih NPP
Awutu-Senya East Mavis Hawa Koomson NPP 4,170 New constituency
Awutu-Senya West Hanna Serwaa Tetteh NDC 4,545 Formerly Awutu-Senya
Cape Coast North Ebo Barton - Odro
(former MP for Cape Coast)
First Deputy Speaker[9]
NDC 1,631 New constituency
Cape Coast South Rickets Hagan Kweku NDC 2,944 (formerly Cape Coast)
Effutu Alexander Afenyo-Markin NPP 2,085 Mike Allen Hammah NDC
Ekumfi Abeiku Crentsil NDC 7,220 New constituency
Gomoa Central Rachel Florence Appoh NDC 4,334 New constituency
Gomoa East Ekow Panyin Okyere Eduamoah NDC 3,089 Ekow Panyin Okyere Eduamoah NDC
Gomoa West Francis Kojo Arthur NDC 7,954 Francis Kojo Arthur NDC
Hemang Lower Denkyira Foster Joseph Andoh NDC 31 Rev. Benjamin Bimpong Donkor NPP
Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem Stephen Nana Ato Arthur NPP 6,590 Joseph Samuel Annan NDC
Mfantseman Aquinas Tawia Quansah NDC 2,361 Aquinas Tawia Quansah
(formerly MP for Mfantseman West))
NDC
Twifo-Atii Morkwaa Samuel Ato Amoah NDC 4,260 Elizabeth Amoah Tetteh NDC
Upper Denkyira East Nana Amoako NPP 3,701 Nana Amoako NPP
Upper Denkyira West Benjamin Kofi Ayeh NPP 3,919 Benjamin Kofi Ayeh NPP

Eastern Region - 33 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Abetifi Peter Wiafe Pepera NPP 9,002 Peter Wiafe Pepera NPP
Abirem Esther Obeng Dapaah NPP 2,832 Esther Obeng Dapaah NPP
Abuakwa North Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu[10] NPP 6,503 Samuel Kwadwo Amoako
(formerly Akim Abuakwa North)
NPP
Abuakwa South Samuel Atta Akyea NPP 22,421 Samuel Atta Akyea
(formerly Akim Abuakwa South)
NPP
Achiase Robert Kwasi Amoah NPP 5,862 New constituency
Afram Plains North Emmanuel Aboakye Didieye NDC 12,194 Emmanuel Aboakye Didieye NDC
Afram Plains South Joseph Appiah Boateng NDC 7,598 Raphael Kofi Ahaligah NDC
Akim Oda William Agyapong Quaittoo NPP 12,667 Yaw Owusu-Boateng NPP
Akim Swedru Kennedy Osei Nyarko NPP 5,332 Joseph Ampomah Bosompem NPP
Akropong William Ofori Boafo NPP 11,240 New constituency
Akwapim South Osei Bonsu Amoah NPP 4,026 New constituency
Akwatia Baba Jamal Mohammed Ahmed NDC 557 Kofi Asare NPP
Asene-Akroso-Manso Yaw Owusu-Boateng NPP 6,116 New constituency
Asuogyaman Kofi Osei-Ameyaw NPP 2,100 Joses Asare-Akoto NDC
Atiwa East Abena Osei Asare NPP 9,929 New constituency
Atiwa West Kwesi Amoako Atta NPP 11,192 Kwesi Amoako Atta
(MP for Atiwa)
NPP
Ayensuano Ayeh-Paye Samuel NPP 5,014 Ayeh-Paye Samuel NPP
Fanteakwa North Kwabena Amankwa Asiamah NPP 973 Kwabena Amankwa Asiamah
(MP for Fanteakwa)
NPP
Fanteakwa South Kofi Okyere-Agyekum NPP 5,123 New constituency
Kade Ofosu Asamoah NPP 10,338 Ofosu Asamoah NPP
Lower Manya Krobo Ebenezer Okletey Terlabi NDC 8,186 Michael Teye Nyuanu NDC
Lower West Akim Gifty Klenam NPP 8,438 Gifty Klenam NPP
Mpraeso Seth Kwame Acheampong NPP 13,625 Seth Kwame Acheampong NPP
New Juaben North Kwasi Boateng Adjei NPP 28,881 Hackman Owusu-Agyeman NPP
New Juaben South Mark Assibey-Yeboah NPP 3,105 Beatrice Bernice Boateng NPP
Nkawkaw Eric Kwakye Darfour NPP 20,256 Seth Adjei Baah Independent
Nsawam-Adoagyiri Frank Annoh Dompreh NPP 2,411 New constituency
Ofoase-Ayirebi David Oppong Kusi NPP 5,366 David Oppong Kusi NPP
Okere Daniel Botwe NPP 5,485 Daniel Botwe NPP
Suhum Frederick Opare-Ansah NPP 388 Frederick Opare-Ansah NPP
Upper Manya Krobo Jeff Kavianu NDC 7,020 Stephen Amoanor Kwao NDC
Upper West Akim Joseph Sam Amankwanor NDC 3,763 Joseph Sam Amankwanor NDC
Yilo Krobo Magnus Kofi Amoatey NDC 12,074 Raymond Tawiah NDC

Greater Accra Region - 34 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Ablekuma Central Theophilus Tetteh Chaie NDC 1,401 Chaie Tettey Theophilus NDC
Ablekuma North Justice Joe Appiah NPP 18,581 Justice Joe Appiah NPP
Ablekuma South Frederic Fritz Baffour NDC 10,034 Fritz Baffour NDC
Ablekuma West Ursula Owusu NPP 10,822 New constituency
Ada Comfort Doyoe Cudjoe-Ghansah NDC 14,451 Alex Narh Tettey-Enyo NDC
Adenta Emmanuel Nii Ashie Moore NDC 4,613 Kojo Adu Asare NDC
Amasaman Emmanuel Nii Okai Laryea NDC 7,963 (Formerly Trobu-Amasaman)
Anyaa-Sowutuom Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey NPP 21,660 New constituency
Ashaiman Alfred Kwame Agbesi NDC 14,504 Alfred Kwame Agbesi NDC
Ayawaso Central Henry Quartey NPP 635 Sheikh Ibrahim C. Quaye NPP
Ayawaso East Naser Mahama Toure NDC 12,760 Mustapha Ahmed NDC
Ayawaso North Mustapha Ahmed
(Formerly MP for Ayawaso East)
NDC 8,196 New constituency
Ayawaso West Wuogon
(New constituency)
EMMANUEL KYEREMATENG AGYARKO NPP 1,691 Akosua Frema Osei-Opare
(Former MP for Ayawaso West)
NPP
Bortianor-Ngleshie-Amanfro Bright Edward Kodzo Demordzi NDC 188 New constituency
Dade Kotopon Nii Amasah Namoale NDC 15,483 Nii Amasah Namoale NDC
Dome Kwabenya Sarah Adwoa Safo NPP 28,007 Aaron Michael Oquaye
(Second Deputy Speaker)
NPP
Domeabra-Obom Daoud Anum Yemoh NPP 4,529 Daoud Anum Yemoh NPP
Korle Klottey Hon. Nii Armah Ashietey NDC 1,275 Hon. Nii Armah Ashietey NDC
Kpone-Katamanso Hon. Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo NDC 9,614 Hon. Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo NDC
Krowor Nii Oakley Quaye-Kumah NDC 2,820 Nii Oakley Quaye-Kumah NDC
Ledzokuku Benita Sena Okity-Duah NDC 10,516 Nii Nortey Duah NDC
Madina Amadu Bukari Sorogho
(Formerly MP for Abokobi-Madina)
NDC 6,596 Amadu Bukari Sorogho NDC
Ningo-Prampram Enoch Teye Mensah NDC 4,056 Enoch Teye Mensah NDC
Odododiodoo Edwin Nii Lantey Vanderpuye NDC 19,698 Jonathan Nii Tackie Komey NDC
Okaikwei Central Patrick Yaw Boamah NPP 7,264 New constituency
Okaikwei North Elizabeth Kwatsoe Tawiah Sackey NPP 1,924 Elizabeth Kwatsoe Tawiah Sackey NPP
Okaikwei South Ahmed Arthur NPP 9,831 Nana Akomea NPP
Sege Otuteye Christian Corletey NDC 3,119 Alfred Wallace Gbordzor Abayateye NDC
Shai-Osudoku David Tetteh Assumeng NDC 11,098 David Tetteh Assumeng NDC
Tema Central Kofi Brako NPP 12,588 New constituency
Tema East Daniel Titus-Glover NPP 3 Samuel Evans Ashong Narh NPP
Tema West Irene Naa Torshie Addo NPP 945 Irene Naa Torshie Addo NPP
Trobu Moses Anim NPP 18,560 New Constituency
Weija Gbawe Rosemund Comfort Abrah NPP 5,962 Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey
(MP for Weija)
NPP

Northern Region - 31 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Bimbilla Dominc Aduna Bingab Nitiwul
(Deputy Minority leader)
NPP 13,487 Dominc Aduna Bingab Nitiwul NPP
Bole Bamboi Joseph Akati Saaka
(Former MP for Bole)
NDC 6,350 Joseph Akati Saaka NDC
Bunkpurugu Solomon Namliit Boar NPP 680 Duut Emmanuel Kwame
(Formerly MP for Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo)
NDC
Chereponi Azumah Namoro Sanda NPP 1,115 Samuel Abdulai Jabanyite NDC
Daboya-Mankarigu Tika Samuel Yeyu NPP 1,603 New constituency
Damango Adam Mutawakilu NDC 2,477 New constituency
Formerly (Damango=Daboya)
Gushiegu Thomas Kwesi Nassan NDC 337 Kwesi Thomas Nassan NDC
Karaga Alhassan Sualihu Dandaawa NDC 2,541 Iddrisu Dawuda NDC
Kpandai Matthew Nyindam NPP 2,427 Lipkalimor Kwajo Tawiah NDC
Kumbungu Muhammed Mumuni NDC 9,762 Alhaji Yakubu K. Imoro NDC
Mion Ahmed Alhassan Yakubu NDC 551 Ahmed Alhassan Yakubu NDC
Nalerigu Gambaga Tia Sugri Alfred
(formerly MP for Nalerigu)
NDC 420 Tia Alfred Sugri NDC
Nanton Ibrahim Murtala Muhammed NDC 1,702 Alhaji Abdul-Kareem NPP
Saboba Bukari Nikpe Joseph NDC 676 Bukari Nikpe Joseph NDC
Sagnarigu Alhassan Bashir Fuseini NDC 22,573 New constituency
Salaga North Alhassan Mumuni NDC 3,310 New constituency
Salaga South Ibrahim Dey Abubakari
(Formerly MP for Salaga)
NDC 2,255 Ibrahim Dey Abubakari NDC
Savelugu Mary Salifu Boforo NDC 17,443 Mary Salifu Boforo NDC
Sawla-Tuna-Kalba Donald Dari Soditey NDC 3,598 Donald Dari Soditey NDC
Tamale Central Alhassan Inusah Fuseini NDC 15,784 Alhassan Fuseini Inusah NDC
Tamale North Alhassan Dahamani Independent 694 Alhaji Abubakari Sumani NDC
Tamale South Haruna Iddrisu NDC 36,925 Haruna Iddrisu NDC
Tatale-Sanguli James C Yanwube NPP 36 New constituency
Tolon Wahab Suhiyini Wumbei NPP 2,414 Umar Abdul-Razak NDC
Walewale Sagre Bambangi NPP 4,136 Alidu Iddrisu Zakari NDC
Wulensi Laliri George Maban NDC 1,027 Alhaji Saani Iddi Independent
Yagaba-Kubori
(Walewale West)
Ussif Mustapha NPP 948 Abdul-Rauf Tanko Ibrahim NDC
Yapei-Kusawgu Amadu Seidu NDC 667 Seidu Amadu NDC
Yendi Mohammed Habibu Tijani NPP 8,733 Sulemana Ibn Iddrisu, Jnr NDC
Yunyoo
(New constituency)
Naabu Joseph Bipoba NDC 5,273 Duut Emmanuel Kwame
(Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo)
NDC
Zabzugu
(Formerly Zabzugu-Tatale)
Jabaah John Bennam NPP 1,087 Jabaah John Bennam NPP

Upper East Region - 15 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Bawku Central Mahama Ayariga NDC 4,989 Adamu Daramani NPP
Binduri Noah Ben Azure NDC 8,545 Stephen Yakubu NPP
Bolgatanga Central Emmanuel Opam-brown Akolbire NDC 9,857 Akolbire Emmanuel Opam-Brown NDC
Bolgatanga East Dominic Ayine NDC 5,318 New constituency
Bongo Albert Abongo NDC 7,491 Albert Abongo NDC
Builsa North Jamaes Agalga NDC 5,102 Timothy Awotiirim Ataboadey NDC
Builsa South Alhassan Azong PNC 1,388 Alhassan Azong PNC
Chiana-Paga Abuga Pele NDC 14,316 Allowe Leo Kabah NPP
Garu Dominic Azimbe Azumah NDC 1,187 Dominic Azimbe Azumah NDC
Nabdam Boniface Gambila Adagbila NPP 552 Moses Aduku Asaga NDC
Navrongo Central Mark Owen Woyongo NDC 2,464 Joseph Kofi Adda NPP
Pusiga Laadi Ayii Ayamba NDC 8,425 Simon Atingban Akunye NDC
Talensi Robert Nachinab Doameng NPP 2,261 John Akologu Tia NDC
Tempane David Adakudugu NDC 4,181 New constituency
Zebilla Cletus Apul Avoka NDC 4,818 Cletus Apul Avoka
(Majority Leader)
NDC

Upper West Region - 11 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Daffiama, Bussie, Issa Puozaa Mathias Asuma
(Former MP Nadowli East)
NDC 2,362 New constituency
Jirapa Paul Derigubah Independent 9,007 Francis Bawaana Dakurah NDC
Lambussie Edward K. Dery NDC 5,875 John Duoghr Baloroo NPP
Lawra Samson Abu NDC 6,147 Ambrose P. Dery NPP
Nadowli West Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin NDC 3,990 Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin
(Majority Leader)
NDC
Nandom Benjamin Kunbuor
(Majority leader)
NDC 5,839 New constituency
Sissala East Sulemana Alijata NDC 2,384 Alhassan Dubie Halutie NDC
Sissala West Amin Amidu Sulemana NDC 3,150 Haruna Bayirga PNC
Wa Central Abdul-Rashid Hassan Pelpuo NDC 5,845 Abdul-Rashid Hassan Pelpuo NDC
Wa East Ameen Salifu NDC 341 Bayon Godfrey Tangu NPP
Wa West Joseph Yieleh Chireh NDC 6,450 Joseph Yieleh Chireh NDC

Volta Region - 26 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Adaklu Kwame Governs Agbodza NDC 10,927 New constituency
Afadjato South Joseph Zaphenat Amenowode
(former MP for Hohoe South)
NDC 18,245 New constituency
Agotime-Ziope Juliana Azumah-Mensah
(Ho East)
NDC 12,550 New constituency
Akan Joseph Kwadwo Ofori Independent 803 Joseph Kwadwo Ofori NDC
Akatsi North Peter Nortsu-Kotoe NDC 8,908 New constituency
Akatsi South Edward Korbly Doe Adjaho[9]
(Avenor-Ave)
NDC 11,643 Edward Korbly Doe Adjaho
(First Deputy Speaker)
NDC
Anlo Clement Kofi Humado NDC 29,055 Clement Kofi Humado NDC
Biakoye Emmanuel Kwasi Bandua NDC 10,622 Emmanuel Kwasi Bandua NDC
Buem Henry Ford Kofi Kamel[11] NDC 13,627 Henry Ford Kofi Kamel NDC
Central Tongu Joe Kwashie Gidisu NDC 22,3589 Joe Kwashie Gidisu NDC
Ho Central Benjamin Komla Kpodo NDC 53,371 George Kofi Nfodjoh NDC
Ho West Emmanuel Kwasi Bedzra NDC 29,609 Emmanuel Kwasi Bedzra NDC
Hohoe Mrs Bernice Adiku Heloo NDC 34,128 New constituency
Keta Richard Quashigah NDC 32,298 Richard Lassey Agbenyefia NDC
Ketu North James Klutse Avedzi NDC 25,672 James Klutse Avedzi NDC
Ketu South Kwetey Fifi Fiavi Franklin NDC 73,715 Albert Kwasi Zigah NDC
Kpando Della Sowah NDC 16,769 New constituency
Krachi East Wisdom Gidisu NDC 3,088 Wisdom Gidisu NDC
Krachi Nchumuru John Majisi NDC 5,280 New constituency
Krachi West Helen Adjoa Ntoso NDC 5,280 Francis Y. Osei Sarfo NDC
Nkwanta North John Oti Kwabena Bless NDC 8,897 Joseph K. Nayan NPP
Nkwanta South Gershon Kofi Bediako Gbediame NDC 5,405 Gershon Kofi Bediako Gbediame NDC
North Dayi George Loh NDC 10,733 Akua Sena Dansua NDC
North Tongu Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa NDC 30,900 Charles Hodogbey NDC
South Dayi Simon Edem Asimah NDC 9,186 Simon Edem Asimah NDC
South Tongu Kobena Mensah Woyome NDC 28,368 Woyome Kobla Mensah NDC

Western Region - 26 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Ahanta West George Kwame Aboagye NDC 1,044 Samuel Johnfiah NPP
Amenfi Central George Kofi Arthur NDC 4,258 George Kofi Arthur NDC
Amenfi East Akwasi Opong-Fosu NDC 10,357 Joseph Baiden Aidoo NPP
Amenfi West Thomas Charlie Brown NDC 9,606 John Gyetuah NDC
Aowin Mathias Kwame Ntow NDC 9,005 Mathias Kwame Ntow NDC
Bia East Richard Acheampong NDC 8,562 New constituency
Bia West Michael Coffie Boampong
(Former MP for Bia)
NDC 16,375 New constituency
(Formerly Bia but now Bia West and Bia East))
Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Kingsley Aboagye-Gyedu NPP 2,076 Christopher Addae NPP
Bodi Ahi Sampson NDC 10,960 New constituency
Effia Joseph Cudjoe NPP 10,960 New constituency
(Formerly Effia-Kwesimintsim)
Ellembelle Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah NDC 8,277 Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah NDC
Essikado-Ketan Joe Ghartey
Second Deputy Speaker[9]
NPP 7,675 Joe Ghartey NPP
Evalue-Ajomoro-Gwira Kweku Tanikyi Kessie NDC 2,212 New constituency
(Formerly Evalue-Gwira)
Jomoro Francis Kabenlah Anaman NDC 3,541 Samia Nkrumah CPP
Juabeso Kwabena Mintah Akandoh NDC 8,649 Sampson Ahi NDC
Kwesimintsim Joe Baidoo-Ansah NPP 6,278 Joe Baidoo-Ansah
(Former MP for Effia-Kwesimintsim)
NPP
Mpohor Alex Kofi Agyekum NPP 781 New constituency
Prestea-Huni Valley Francis Adu-Blay Koffie NDC 8,599 Francis Adu-Blay Koffie NDC
Sefwi-Akontombra Herod Cobbina NDC 6,358 Herod Cobbina NDC
Sefwi-Wiawso Paul Evans Aidoo NDC 10,067 Paul Evans Aidoo NDC
Sekondi Papa Owusu-Ankomah NPP 1,094 Papa Owusu-Ankomah NPP
Shama Gabriel Kodwo Essilfie NDC 1,252 Gabriel Kodwo Essilfie NDC
Suaman Stephen Michael Essuah Kofi Ackah NDC 4,124 Stephen Michael Essuah Kofi Ackah NDC
Takoradi Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah NPP 10,070 Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah NPP
Tarkwa-Nsuaem Gifty Eugenia Kusi NPP 4,686 Gifty Eugenia Kusi NPP
Wassa East Isaac Adjei Mensah NDC 5,246 New constituency
(Formerly Mpohor-Wassa East)

Changes[edit]

  • Henry Ford Kamel, MP for Buem and Minister for the Volta Region in the Mahama NDC government died suddenly on 25 December 2012 at Jasikan.[12][13]
  • Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu, the NPP MP for Abuakwa North constituency, was murdered at his home on 9 February 2016.[10]

By-elections[edit]

  • Akatsi South constituency - 5 February 2013 - Edward Adjaho of the NDC became the Speaker of Parliament on 7 January 2013[9] triggering a by-election.[14][15] Bernard Ahiafor of the NDC won by a majority of 3,767 votes (18.2%) to become the new MP.[16]
  • Buem - 26 February 2013 - Due to the death of Henry Ford Kamel of the NDC, a by-election was scheduled for late February 2013.[17][18] This was won by Daniel Kosi Ashiaman of the NDC with a majority of 8,640 (78%) votes.[19][20]
  • Kumbungu - 30 April 2013 - Due to Alhaji Mohammed Mumuni vacating his seat to take up the position of Secretary-General of African, Caribbean and Pacific States,[21] a by-election was held to elect his replacement. The seat was contested by the NDC, CPP and PPP.[22] Amadu Moses Yahaya of the CPP, won with over 2,000 votes from his nearest competitor, Imoro Yakubu Kakpagu of the NDC.[23] This becomes the first seat won by the CPP in the current parliament.
  • Talensi - 7 July 2015 - Following Robert Nachinab Doameng (NPP) becoming the Paramount Chief of Tongo, a by-election was held resulting in Benson Tongo Baba of the NDC being elected MP for Talensi with a margin of 3521.[24]
  • Amenfi West - 15 December 2015 - A by-election was held to replace the late John Gyetuah of the NDC who died after a protracted illness.[25] Eric Afful also of the NDC, won the seat with 52.64% of the vote. The closest in the election was Paul Dekyi of the NPP who had 43.54% of the total votes cast.[26]
  • Abuakwa North - 29 March 2016 - Following the death of J B Danquah Adu of the NPP, a by-election was conducted by the Electoral Commission of Ghana at the end of March 2016.[27] The election on 29 March 2016 was worn by Gifty Twum Ampofo of the NPP, who won 89.6% of the total votes cast. The NDC did not take part in this election out of respect to J B Danquah Adu. Isaac Quartey of the United Front Party won 8.05% of the votes and Samuel Frimpong of the Ghana Freedom Party won 2.35% of the votes.[28]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Country Profile: - Upcoming elections". International Foundation for Electoral Systems. Retrieved 2011-04-27. 
  2. ^ "NEWLY CREATED 45 CONSTITUENCIES". Official website. Electoral Commission of Ghana. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-01-30. Retrieved 2013-01-03. 
  4. ^ "IN THE THIRD MEETING OF THE FOURTH SESSION OF THE FIFTH PARLIAMENT OF THE FOURTH REPUBLIC OF GHANA" (PDF). Business Statements - 3rd Week ( 17th - 21st ) December, 2012. Parliament of Ghana. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  5. ^ http://www.parliament.gh/news.php?news=86
  6. ^ "2012 PARLIAMENTARY RESULTS". Election Results. Electoral Commission of Ghana. Archived from the original on 7 January 2013. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "Winners of the 2012 Parliamentary Elections". Election Results. MyJoyOnline. Archived from the original on 17 January 2013. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  8. ^ "Election 2012: National - Parliamentary Results". Election Results. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  9. ^ a b c d "Adjaho sworn in as new Speaker". General news. Ghana Home Page. 7 January 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  10. ^ a b "Abuakwa North MP stabbed to death at his residence". MyJoyOnline. MyJoyOnline.com. 9 February 2016. Retrieved 4 March 2016. 
  11. ^ "Rashid Pelpuo Shocked At The Unexpected Death Of Henry Ford Kamel.". General news. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  12. ^ "2012 tragic year for Ghana politicians". General news. Ghana Home Page. 26 December 2012. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  13. ^ "Volta Regional Minister, Ford Kamel, is dead". General news. Ghana Home Page. 25 December 2012. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  14. ^ "PARLIAMENTARY BY-ELECTION – AKATSI SOUTH CONSTITUENCY". News. Electoral Commission of Ghana. 10 January 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  15. ^ "Akatsi South Constituency by-election fixed for Feb 5". Political news. Ghana Home Page. 10 January 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  16. ^ "NDC's Ahiafor wins Akatsi South bye-election". Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 12 February 2013. 
  17. ^ "PARLIAMENTARY BY-ELECTION – BUEM CONSTITUENCY". News. Electoral Commission of Ghana. 10 January 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  18. ^ "Akatsi South, Buem by-elections slated for Feb 5 and 26". Politics. Ghana Home Page. 10 January 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  19. ^ "2013 BUEM BY - ELECTION RESULTS DATA SHEET". Election Results. Electoral Commission of Ghana. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  20. ^ "NDC candidate wins Buem by-election". Politics. ModernGhana.com. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  21. ^ "ECOWAS endorse Mumuni as General-Secretary of ACP". myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 4 May 2013. 
  22. ^ "Kumbungu by-election moving on steadily". News. Daily Graphic Online. Retrieved 30 April 2013. 
  23. ^ "CPP wins Kumbungu seat". General news. Ghana Home Page. 1 May 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013. 
  24. ^ "B.T. BABA: I am going to hit the ground running". Ghanaweb.com. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  25. ^ "NDC MP John Gyetua dead". Ghanaweb.com. Ghanaweb. Retrieved 4 March 2016. 
  26. ^ "TALENSI Bye-Election tpl2". Electoral Commission of Ghana Official Website. Retrieved 4 March 2016. 
  27. ^ "PARLIAMENTARY BY-ELECTION – ABUAKWA NORTH CONSTITUENCY". Electoral Commission of Ghana Official Website. Electoral Commission of Ghana. Retrieved 4 March 2016. 
  28. ^ "NPP wins by-election to retain Abuakwa North seat". Ghanaweb. Ghanaweb. Retrieved 9 May 2017. 

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