Manhyia (Ghana parliament constituency)

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Manhyia
constituency
for the Parliament of Ghana
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DistrictKumasi Metropolitan District
RegionAshanti Region of Ghana
Current constituency
PartyNew Patriotic Party
MPMathew Opoku Prempeh

Manhyia 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. Manhyia is located in the Kumasi Metropolitan district of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

Boundaries[edit]

The seat is located within the Kumasi Metropolitan District of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1969 Kwame Safo-Adu Popular Front Party
1979 Charles Amankwah[1] Popular Front Party
1992 William Kwaku Asante National Democratic Congress
1996 Kwame Addo-Kufuor New Patriotic Party
2008 Mathew Opoku Prempeh New Patriotic Party

Elections[edit]

Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2008: Manhyia
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±
New Patriotic Party Mathew Opoku Prempeh 65,978 77.2 +1.6
National Democratic Congress Charles Saifa Bonsu 17,327 20.3 +9.4
Convention People's Party Yaw Nkunim 1,347 1.6 +1.0
People's National Convention Salifu Mumuni 512 0.6 -0.2
Independent Nana Frema Busia 332 0.4
Majority 48,651 56.9 -6.5
Turnout
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2004:Manhyia
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±
New Patriotic Party Kwame Addo-Kufuor 66,210 75.6 -6.1
Independent Kofi Akpaloo 10,704 12.2 N/A
National Democratic Congress Kwame Boateng 9,550 10.9 -4.7
People's National Convention Salifu Mumuni 667 0.8 -1.3
Convention People's Party Alex Ohene Darko 498 0.6 0.0
Majority 55,506 63.4 -2.7
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2000:Manhyia
Source:Adam Carr's Election Archives
Party Candidate Votes % ±
New Patriotic Party Kwame Addo-Kufuor 64,067 81.7
National Democratic Congress Samuel B. Donkoh 12,244 15.6
People's National Convention Salifu Mumuni 1,614 2.1
Convention People's Party Nana O Boateng 443 0.6
Majority 51,823 66.1
Turnout 78,368 64.0
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 1996:Manhyia
Source:
Party Candidate Votes % ±
New Patriotic Party Kwame Addo-Kufuor
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 1992:Manhyia
Source:
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress William Kwaku Asante

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "West Africa, Issues 3349-3360". 1981: 2439.