Ghana

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Year Election
type
Voting
method
First
year
Comments
2020
  • Presidential
  • Legislative
Personal No data As of 2020, voting from abroad has not still been implemented in Ghana. African Union report notes that the legal provision for diaspora voting was not enforced during 2020 elections due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
2017
  • Presidential
  • Legislative
Personal No data As of 2017, voting from abroad has not still been fully implemented in Ghana. EU EOM Report on 2016 elections did not mention external voting practices. There was even a High Court case in 2017 dealing with external voting: The Court ruled that the Election Commission should set the modalities for implementing ROPAA, which provides Ghanaian abroad the right to vote.
2006
  • Presidential
  • Legislative
Personal No data Even though the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act (ROPAA) operationalises external voting, voting from abroad has not been fully implemented yet (research was conducted in 2012)

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