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Politics of Monday, 8 December 2008

Source: GNA

NDC wrestles Cape Coast constituency seat from NPP

Cape Coast, Dec. 8, GNA - The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has caused a stir in the Cape Coast constituency, by beating the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in both the presidential and parliamentary election conducted on Sunday. The constituency is considered the stronghold of the NPP, and the party had the parliamentary incumbent, Ms Christine Churcher who has occupied the seat since 1996. The NDC also clinched a victory at the Komenda -Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) constituency in both election. The CPP's Dr Nduom had been the incumbent parliamentarian. The certified results are as follows: Cape Coast constituency.

Presidential

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (NPP) 32, 018 Dr Edward Nasigiri Mahama (PNC) - 144 Prof. John Evans Atta Mills (NDC) - 37,994 Mr Emmanuel Ansah-Antwi (DFP) - 102 Mr Thomas Nuako Ward-Brew (DPP) - 23 Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom (CPP) - 1,265 Mr Kwabena Adjei (RPD) - 33 Mr Kwesi Amoafo- Yeboah - 21

In Election 2004, the NPP presidential candidate, President John Kufuor had 39,803 votes representing 56.97 per cent of the votes and the NDC's Professor John Atta Mills had 29,224 representing 41.83 percent.

Parliamentary

1. Kwamena Ollenu Amponsah-Dadzie (NPP) - 31, 426 2. Ebo Barton Odro (NDC) - 38,694 3. Mr Joel Eshun (DFP) 219 4. Emmanuel Kweku Sagoe (CPP) 947 5. Ato Aidoo Nyanor (Independent) 217

In the 2004 parliamentary election NPP had 36,264 representing 51.2 percent and NDC had 31,538 representing 44.5 percent.

KEEA Constituency

Presidential

1. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (NPP) - 16,929 2. Dr Edward Nasigiri Mahama (PNC) - 165 3. Prof John Evans Atta Mills (NDC) - 24, 808 4. Mr Emmanuel Ansah-Antwi (DFP) - 204 5. Mr Thomas Nuako Ward-Brew (DPP) 68 6. Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom (CPP) - 4, 063 7. Mr Kwabena Adjei (RPD) - 25 8. Mr Kwesi Amoafo-Yeboah (indece) 76. In Election 2004, the NPP had 23,823 representing 52.78 percent and NDC had 18,609 41.23 percent.

Parliamentary

1. Dr John Samuel Annan (NDC) - 26,746 2. Mr Stephen Nana Ato Arthur (NPP) - 19, 288 3. Mr Joachim Bruku Eshun (CPP) - 4,545

The Parliamentary seat was contested between NDC and CPP. The NDC had 15,427 represent 33.2 percent and the CPP had 30,981 represent 66.8 percent.

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