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EC to hold special voting for 2024 elections on Dec. 2

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The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced that special voting for the 2024 presidential and parliamentary elections will take place on Monday, December 2.

This announcement was made by the Commission’s chairperson, Jean Adukwei Mensa, during a meeting with the national executives of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) and representatives of the security forces in Accra on Tuesday, May 28.

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“The special voting will be held on Monday 2nd December 2024 in all the 275 constituencies in the country,” she stated.

The special voting arrangement is designed to accommodate individuals performing election-related duties on the main polling day.

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This includes personnel from the Ghana Armed Forces, National Intelligence Bureau (NIB), National Security, Ghana Immigration Service, Ghana National Fire Service, and 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 included.

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This early voting ensures that these individuals can exercise their right to vote without conflicting with their professional responsibilities during the elections. However, the results of the special voting will not be declared until after the general elections.

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