Wa Central (Ghana parliament constituency)

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Wa Central
constituency
for the Parliament of Ghana
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DistrictWa Municipal District
RegionUpper West Region of Ghana
Current constituency
PartyNational Democratic Congress
MPAbdul-Rashid Hassan Pelpuo

Wa Central 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. Wa Central is located in the Wa Municipal district of the Upper West Region of Ghana.

Boundaries[edit]

The seat is located within the Wa Municipal District of the Upper West Region of Ghana. To the south is the Northern Region, to the east the Wa East District and to the west, the Wa West District. The Nadowli District liest to the north.

History[edit]

The constituency was changed in 2004 by the Electoral Commission of Ghana by carving the Wa West constituency out of it.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1992 Mumuni Abudu Seidu National Democratic Congress
2004 Abdul-Rashid Hassan Pelpuo National Democratic Congress

Elections[edit]

Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2008: Wa Central
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress Abdul-Rashid Hassan Pelpuo 25,428 57.8
New Patriotic Party Eledi Clement N.Lugri 17,309 39.3
People's National Convention Edward Amadu Mumuni 806 1.8
Convention People's Party Issakaque Suleman 391 0.9
Democratic People's Party Sala Seidu 58 0.1
Independent Ibrahim Yusif 0 0.0
Majority 7,871 18.5
Turnout

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elections 2004:Ghana's Parliamentary and Presidential Elections" (PDF). Electoral Commission of Ghana and Friedrich Ebert Foundation. November 2005. Retrieved 2009-05-08.