Chairperson of the EC, Mrs. Charlotte Osei
Mrs. Charlotte Osei said in a short press briefing, the Electoral Commission (EC) is shocked and disappointed at the voter turnout in general elections of this year.
Chairperson of the EC, Mrs. Charlotte Osei said the voter turnout is 49% based on assembled results from 210 constituencies out of 275.
As there were total of about 15,712,499 eligible voters were anticipated to take part in the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections.
It is the lowest since country returned to multi-party democracy when its first election was held in 1992. The provisional turnout for the election is about 49%. She continued this is way below our history in elections; we are pretty disappointed at this turnout number so far, based on the collated results from 210 constituencies.
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