Offinso South (Ghana parliament constituency)

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Offinso South
constituency
for the Parliament of Ghana
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DistrictOffinso District
RegionAshanti Region of Ghana
Current constituency
PartyNew Patriotic Party
MPBen Abdallah Banda

Offinso South 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. Offinso South is located in the Offinso district of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

Boundaries[edit]

The seat is located within the Offinso district of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1992 Oheneba Kofi Asamoah Every Ghanaian Living Everywhere
1996 Francis Kwasi Buor New Patriotic Party
2000 Kwabena Sarfo New Patriotic Party
2007 Owusu Achaw Duah New Patriotic Party
2008 Ben Abdallah Banda New Patriotic Party

Elections[edit]

Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2008: Offinso South
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±
New Patriotic Party Ben Abdallah Banda 24,898 51.9 -13.6
National Democratic Congress Barbara Serwah Asamoah 12,898 33.9 0.2
Democratic Freedom Party Akwasi Owusu-Ansah 103 0.3
Convention People's Party Kwaku Owusu Afriyie 87 0.2
Reformed Patriotic Democrats Michael Kotey 63 0.2
Majority 12,000 21.2 18.0

At the by-election held on 24 October 2006, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) candidate, Owusu Achaw Duah, won the seat with a majority of 10,097.[1]

Offinso South by-election, 2007
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±
New Patriotic Party Owusu Achaw Duah 20,763 65.5 +13.6
National Democratic Congress Barbara Serwa Asamoah 10,666 33.7 +3.0
Independent Emmanuel Kwasi Addai 177 0.6 N/A
Democratic People's Party Doris Appiah 84 0.3 N/A
Majority 10,097 31.8 +10.6
Turnout 31,690 70.7
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2004: Offinso South
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±
New Patriotic Party Kwabena Sarfo 19,694 51.9 -19.2
National Democratic Congress Barbara Serwaa Asamoah 11,637 30.7 +3.6
Independent Joseph Akwasi Kumah 6,170 16.3 N/A
People's National Convention Daniel Adusei Poku 202 0.5 N/A
Convention People's Party Desmond Osei Kwame 148 0.4 -0.4
Every Ghanaian Living Everywhere Faibil Nsiah Boateng 95 0.3 N/A
Majority 8,057 21.2 -22.8
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2000: Offinso South
Source:Adam Carr's Election Archives
Party Candidate Votes % ±
New Patriotic Party Kwabena Sarfo 21,693 71.1
National Democratic Congress Butah K Adunkwa 8,257 27.1
Convention People's Party Kuting A Kwasi 250 0.8
National Reform Party Oheneba K Asamoah 173 0.6
United Ghana Movement Effah A Keneth 134 0.4
Majority 13,436 44.0
Turnout 30,507 69.4
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 1996: Offinso South
Source:
Party Candidate Votes % ±
New Patriotic Party Francis Kwasi Buor

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NPP wins Offinso South bye-election". General News of Wednesday, 25 October 2006. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2007-07-26.