European Union Election Observation Mission
Ghana, 2016

EU EOM Ghana 2016 deploys long-term observers

29/11/2016 - 17:19
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Long-term observers arrived in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, at the start of their pre-election deployment. Twenty-four observers working in teams of two have spread across the country's ten regions, some teams doubling up in regions with large populations.

EU EOM Ghana 2016 long-term observers

The European Union's observation of Ghana's Presidential and Parliamentary elections, scheduled for December 7, was launched with the deployment of 24 long-term observers to all of Ghana's ten regions. Just before Election Day they will be joined by 32 short-term observers, all feeding detailed information about the conduct of the elections before, during and after the country's electorate of some 15.7 million people have voted. The observers will be looking into all aspects of the election, including campaigning, the media, voting, counting and results tabulation and transmission. 

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