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2024 elections: EC fixes December 2 for special voting

By Vincent Ashitey
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Special voting for the 2024 elections will be held on Monday, December 2, the Electoral Commission (EC) has announced.

This was announced by the Chairperson of the EC, Jean Mensa, during a meeting with the national executive of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) in Accra on May 28.

The special voting arrangement is intended for eligible voters who will be unable to cast their ballots at their registered polling stations on the general election day, set for December 7, 2024.

This provision primarily targets personnel from various security and public service sectors.

Mrs. Mensa specified the groups eligible for special voting, including the Ghana Armed Forces, National Intelligence Bureau (NIB), National Security, Ghana Immigration Service, Ghana National Fire Service, and the Information Services Department.

Additionally, members of the National Ambulance Service, Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Prisons Service, Ghana Journalists Association, Ghana Police Service, and the National Media Commission are also eligible.

Despite the early voting date, the EC chairperson said the results of the special voting will not be disclosed until after the general elections on December 7.