The Electoral Commission has clarified that its Chairperson, Jean Mensa, “inadvertently used 13,433,573 as the total valid votes cast.”
“The total valid votes cast is 13,119,460. This does not change the percentages stated for each candidate and the declaration made by the Chairperson,” the EC said in the statement issued Thursday, December 10, 2020.
The statement is coming after some top members of the NDC raised questions over the credibility of the percentage given the candidates.
Also, the total votes the president got has increased.
The total votes he got as announced by the EC was 6,730,413 but the statement by EC today has given the president 6,730,587 votes.
Mr. Mahama’s figure as announced by the EC was 6,214,889 which gave him 47.36% of the total votes cast.
But it has reduced to 6,213, 182.
Read the full statement below