Some 48 hours after polls closed on Monday 7 December 2020, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Jean Mensa, has announced the results of the 2020 presidential elections on Wednesday 9 December 2020.
The presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo, who garnered 6,730,413 votes representing 51.595%, is president-elect of the Republic of Ghana.
He was followed closely by the presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, who had 6,214,889 votes representing 47.366%.
Mensa explained results announced did not include results from the Techiman South constituency because they are being contested. She added that the addition of those results would not make a difference in who emerges winner than is currently declared, as the total voter population in the constituency is 128,018.