Sissala East (Ghana parliament constituency)

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Sissala East
constituency
for the Parliament of Ghana
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District Sissala East District
Region Upper West Region of Ghana
Current constituency
Party People's National Convention
MP Alhassan Dubie Halutie

Sissala East 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. Sissala East is located in the Sissala East district of the Upper West Region of Ghana.

This seat was created prior to the Ghanaian parliamentary election in 2004.

Boundaries[edit]

The seat is located within the Sissala East District of the Upper West Region of Ghana. Its northern neighbour is Burkina Faso. To the north west is the Sissala West constituency and the Wa East is to the south west. From north to south along the eastern border lie the Chiana-Paga constituency in the Kassena/Nankana District and the Builsa North and Builsa South constituencies in the Builsa District, all within the Upper East Region.

History[edit]

In 2004, the Sissala West was carved out of this constituency by the Electoral Commission of Ghana.[1] The MPs and results listed here prior to 2004 are for the old Sissala constituency.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1992 Alhaji Amidu Sulemana National Democratic Congress
2000 Moses Dani Baah People's National Convention
2008 Alhassan Dubie Halutie National Democratic Congress

Elections[edit]

Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2008:Sissala East
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress Alhassan Dubie Halutie 7,060 36.9
People's National Convention Moses Dani Baah PNC 6,843 35.8
New Patriotic Party Issah Baworun Ahmed 5,226 27.3
Majority 217 1.1
Turnout

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