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EC fixes December 1 for special voting

Special voting for the 2020 election will be held on Tuesday, December 1, the Electoral Commission (EC) has announced.

The EC in a statement said the special voting is reserved for voters who as a result of their duties on Election day (December 7) will be unable to vote at the polling stations where they registered on the day of the election.

The special voting will cover only security personnel, media personnel and election officials.

They are to submit their voter ID card details to the Commission, through the Director I.T. Projects at the Headquarters of the Commission on or before Thursday, October 15, 2020.

The results of this special vote will however not be declared until after the general election.

Read the entire statement below;

PRESS RELEASE

2nd October 2020

SPECIAL VOTING

ELECTORAL COMMISSION GHANA

REQUEST FOR LISTS OF QUALIFIED PERSONS

The Electoral Commission wishes to announce for the information of the General Public that pursuant to the Public Elections Regulations, 2020 (C.I 127) Regulation 23, the Commission will compile Special Voting List ahead of Election 2020.

The Special Voting will take place on Tuesday 1st December, 2020. Special Voting refers to Voters who as a result of their duties on Election Day are unable to vote at the Polling Stations where they registered on the day of election.

The following categories of persons are therefore expected to submit their Voter ID card details to the Commission, through the Director IT Projects at the Headquarters of the Commission on or before Thursday, 15th October, 2020. This will enable the Commission to process their detail to enable them participate in the early voting.

• Security Personnel

• Media Personnel who will work outside their jurisdiction on Election Day

• Election Officials

Lists received after 15th of October, 2020 will not be processed.

Source: Graphic online gh

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