The New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate, Ernest Yaw Anim has been declared winner of the by-election in the Kumawu Constituency of the Ashanti Region.
Per the results declared by the Electoral Commission, Anim polled 15,264 (70.91%) of the total valid votes cast as against the National Democratic Congress’ Kwasi Amankwaa who had 3,723 votes (17.29%).
The two independent candidates, Kwaku Duah with a bird as his symbol had 2478 votes representing 11.51% while the other Kwaku Duah with a hoe as his symbol had 62 votes representing 0.29% of the valid votes cast.
RESULTS FROM THE KUMAWU BY-ELECTION
1. Ernest Yaw Anim (NPP) 15264 = 70.91%
2. Kwasi Amankwaa (NDC) 3723 = 17.29%
3. Kwaku Duah (IND) 2478 = 11.51%
4. Kwaku Duah (IND) 62 = 0.29%
Total Registered Voters = 34,790
Total votes Cast = 21,731
Valid Votes = 21,527 (62.45%)
Rejected Votes = 204
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