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EC to begin vote transfer on September 9

The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced that from Friday September 9, to Friday, October 7, it would accept applications for transfer of votes from one constituency to another.

The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced that from Friday September 9, to Friday, October 7, it would accept applications for transfer of votes from one constituency to another.

 

All registered voters who wish to transfer their votes from the polling station in the Constituency where they registered to a different Constituency where they wish to vote in the 2016 general election, are, consequently, required to visit the District Office of the Electoral Commission in the Constituency where they are now resident to complete the vote transfer application form to be processed for the transfer.

A statement signed by Mr Eric Kofi Dzakpasu, the Head of Communications of the EC, and copied to the Ghana News Agency, on Monday, said in order to qualify to transfer your vote, the applicant: Must be a registered voter and must be resident in the Constituency other than that in which he/she registered for not less than 12 months.

It said he or she should provide physical proof of his/her residence, including the residential address.

“If successful, the voter shall be assigned to a new polling station in his/her new Constituency of residence,” it explained.

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