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Dr. Edward Mahama is the presidential candidate of People’s National Convention (PNC) for the December 2016 elections; a medical practitioner and politician. He had contested for Ghana’s presidency four times: 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008 respectively. Dr. Mahama first run as PNC presidential candidate in 1996 and he received 3.0% of the vote.

In preparation for the 2004 presidential election, the PNC and two other parties – Every Ghanaian Living Everywhere (EGLE) and the Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP) formed an alliance known as the Grand Coalition and chose Dr. Mahama as its presidential candidate. He placed third out of four candidates, gaining just 1.9% of the vote...

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