EXCLUSIVE: EC Indicates 17,027,641 Eligible Voters

The Electoral Commission (EC) has indicated that a total number of 17,027,641 electorates are eligible to exercise their franchise during the December 7 presidential and parliamentary elections.

The EC captured the number of valid voters during it's compilation exercise early this year.

According to EC, with the total number of eligible electorates,

The Greater Accra had the highest number with 3,528, 996 valid voters.

The Ashanti Region had a total number of 3,019,178 valid voters ahead of the general elections making it the second-highest region with eligible electorates while the North East and Savannah Region had the lowest number of electorates.

The total number of eligible voters for both North East and Savannah regions are 289,529 and 298,404 respectively.

In the year 2016, the number of registered voters were 15,712,499.

Over the last four years, the number of electorates qualified to cast their votes has increased by 1,315,142.

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