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Politics of Saturday, 13 June 2015

Source: starrfmonline.com

Awutu Senya delegates boycott voting over transport fares

Delegates of the opposition New Patriotic Party in the Awutu Senya East constituency in the party’s ongoing parliamentary primaries have boycotted voting over transportation fares.

The delegates claim the monies made available for their fares is too small and cannot transport them back to their respective destinations from the voting centers.

Starr News’ gathers that the development has caused a hold up of voting in the constituency.

Efforts are being made by party executives to resolve the challenge.

The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) is voting today to elect parliamentary candidates for the 2016 elections.

Today's polls opened at 8am and will close at 3pm.

The party said “only the Registers used for the last 18th October Presidential Primaries shall be used for this election” and that at constituencies where only one candidate filed at the close of nomination, the candidate is deemed to have been duly elected unopposed.

“The New Patriotic Party calls on all delegates, aspirants and members to conduct themselves in the spirit of party unity at the various polling centres.”

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