EC releases updated Electoral Calendar


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The Electoral Commission (EC), has released an updated version of its electoral calendar with a plan to recruit election officials from next week

Accra, Sept. 12, GNA – The Electoral
Commission (EC), has released an updated version of its electoral calendar with
a plan to recruit election officials from next week.

On the calendar, the EC would be accepting
nominations from presidential and parliamentary candidates on September 29 –
September, 30.

The Presidential candidates are to pay as
GH₵ 50,000 filing fee while GH₵ 10,000 is to be paid by parliamentary aspirants
as filing fees.

There would be exhibition of the provisional
voter’s register on September 9 to September 10 for people who registered
during the Continuous Voter Registration process and those who registered while
in the prisons as well the National Health Insurance Scheme registrants.

The Commission is therefore calling on the
political parties to send their agents to observe the exhibition of the voters
register at the District Offices of the Commission and the prisons while urging
“all registered voters in these categories to visit the District Offices of the
Commission to confirm their details on the register”.

It said anyone who wishes to transfer their
votes for the general voting public must do that from September 9 to October 7.

The statement signed by Mr Eric Kofi
Dzakpasu, Head of the Communications at the Commission specified that “all
political parties would be given copies of the certified Voters Register by
September 23”.

The calendar has a place for special voting
for the media, security personnel and election officials, which is fixed on
December 1.

GNA


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