Friday, 04 December

2020 polls: EC distributes 95% of electoral materials so far

General News
Jean Mensah, EC Chairperson

The Electoral Commission has said it has, so far, achieved 95 per cent progress with the distribution of electoral materials nationwide.

EC chairperson Jean Mensa made this known at an interaction with the Council of State on Friday, 20 November 2020.

She indicated that presidential ballot papers have been distributed nationwide while the parliamentary ballot papers were still being distributed.

She noted that over 38,000 polling stations will be used by the Electoral Commission for the 2020 polls.

Twelve presidential candidates have been cleared by the EC to contest the upcoming election.

Several other parliamentary candidates are also contesting within the 275 constituencies nationwide for Member of Parliament (MP) slots.

Some 74,800 brand-new Biometric Verification Devices (BVD) have been procured to ensure efficient and effective verification.