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General News of Saturday, 3 January 2009

Source: GNA

Mills is President-Elect

Accra, Jan. 3, GNA - Professor John Evans Atta Mills of National Democratic Congress (NDC) was at exactly 1109 hours on Saturday January 3, 2008 declared the President-Elect of the Republic of Ghana. The Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan made the declaration based on the following statistics arising out of the conduct of the Presidential Election Runoff held on December 28, 2008 and January 2, 2009.

Number of votes obtained:

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo: 4,480,446

Professor John Evans Atta Mills: 4,521,032

Total valid votes cast: 9,001,478

Total rejected votes: 92,886

Total votes cast: 9,094,364

Total registered voters: 12,472,758

Total percentage turn out: 72.91%

Percentage rejected votes: 1.02%