Limited Voters Registration Exercise to commence Tuesday, September 12 – Electoral Commission

Sika Togoh
Sika Togoh
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The Electoral Commission of Ghana has announced that the 2023 Limited Voters Registration Exercise will commence Tuesday, September 12 at all the 268 District Offices of the Electoral Commission as planned amidst a flurry of lawsuits filed against the process.

The exercise will end on Monday, 2nd October, 2023 as part of processes to get new voters enrolled onto the voters register ahead of the upcoming District Assembly Elections scheduled to take place in December this year.

This is despite a pending injunction application filed against the EC by some opposition political parties that argue that the conduct of the registration at the district offices will disenfranchise a lot of young voters, particularly those in rural areas.

Again, the EC has directed that persons who have attained the age of 18 years since the last registration exercise and those who for one reason or the other did not register in 2020, to visit the District Office where they reside with either their Ghana Card or their Ghana Passport.

“The general public is informed that it is a criminal offense for non-Ghanaians (foreigners) and persons who are not 18 years and above (minors) to attempt to register.

“Offenders and those who guarantee for them will be liable for prosecution. Additionally, guarantors who guarantee for more than the legally mandated number of ten (10) persons will be prosecuted,” the EC warned.

The Electoral Commission further encouraged all eligible applicants to register and vote in the upcoming District Level Elections.

“We urge the general public to support the 2023 Voters Registration Exercise,” it concluded.

The Electoral Commission has indicated that the software for the process enables prospective applicants to get their voter cards immediately after completing the process on the same day.


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