Upper Denkyira West (Ghana parliament constituency)

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Upper Denkyira West
constituency
for the Parliament of Ghana
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DistrictUpper Denkyira District
RegionCentral Region of Ghana
Current constituency
Created2004
PartyNew Patriotic Party
MPBenjamin Kofi Ayeh

Upper Denkyira West 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. The Upper Denkyira West constituency is located in the Upper Denkyira district of the Central Region of Ghana.

Boundaries[edit]

The seat is located entirely within the Upper Denkyira district of the Central Region of Ghana.

History[edit]

The constituency was created when it was carved out of the Upper Denkyira constituency prior to the Ghanaian parliamentary election in 2004. This was when the Electoral Commission of Ghana created 29 new constituencies. What was left became the Upper Denkyira East constituency.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
2004 Benjamin Kofi Ayeh New Patriotic Party[1]

Elections[edit]

Benjamin Kofi Ayeh, the current MP for the constituency was first elected in 2004 and retained his seat in the 2008 parliamenary election.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Electoral Commission of Ghana - Parliamentary Election Results - Date of Election:- Tuesday, 7th December 2004" (PDF). Electoral Commission of Ghana. Retrieved 28 August 2010.
  2. ^ "Electoral Commission of Ghana - Parliamentary Election Results - Date of Election:- Sunday, 7th December 2008" (PDF). Electoral Commission of Ghana. Retrieved 28 August 2010.