NPP 2020 Parliamentary Primaries in Constituencies with Incumbent NPP M.P.S: IDEG Observation Report

The New Patriotic Party, NPP, held Parliamentary primary elections (primaries) on Saturday June 20, 2020. Prior to this, all prospective candidates had been vetted by the National Parliamentary Vetting Committee of the party. At the end of the vetting process 308 candidates were cleared to contest in 101 constituencies. Sixty-seven (67) were declared unopposed.

The primaries were to be conducted in strict compliance with COVID-19 health protocols. In this regard, it was decided that not more than 100 people should congregate at each voting center at a time. The party assured members of the party and the general public that alcohol-based hand sanitizers would be made available to delegates to sanitize their hands before casting their ballot and nose masks would be distributed to all delegates.


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