EC Announces Special Voting Portal

The Electoral Commission (EC) has opened applications for special voting for qualified institutions and individuals who wish to partake in the 2024 general election which have been fixed for Monday, December 2, 2024.

This is in line with Regulation 3(1) of Constitutional Instrument (CI) 127. It notes that the voter may apply to the returning officer of the constituency in which the voter is registered so that the voter can be entered as a special voter if as a result of election duties that voter would not be able to be present on the day of the election at the polling station where the voter registered hence will not be conferred automatically.

The Chairperson of the Commission, Jean Mensah, announced this in a meeting with the national executives of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), and representatives of the security forces in Accra on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, where she said the special voting exercise will take place in all the 275 constituencies in the country.