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What EC wants eligible voter's to know

The electoral commission is responsible for anything concerning voting in the country.This is what the commission want Ghanaians to know prior to the 2020 election.

COMPILATION OF TRANSFERRED VOTERS AND PROXY VOTERS LISTS 

FOR THE 2020 GENERAL ELECTIONS

The Electoral Commission wishes to inform the General Public of the compilation of Transferred 

Voters List, and the Proxy Voters List for the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections. 

This will take place from Tuesday, 20th October to Thursday, 22nd October, 2020.

1. TRANSFERRED VOTERS LIST

(a) A Registered Voter who is a student or a member of the Security Services on 

special duties and is a resident in a Constituency other than that in which he/she 

registered, may apply to the Returning Officer of the Constituency where he/she 

is resident for his/her name to be entered onto the Transferred Voters List of a 

Polling Station in that Constituency.

(b) Applicants shall provide physical proof of the new residence and shall sign a 

Declaration by the Returning Officer before assignment to a new Polling Station. 

Note that the Transferred Voters window is available to Students and Personnel 

of Security Agencies only. As such, each of these categories of persons are 

required to provide a form of Identification to authenticate their status.

2. VOTING BY PROXY

(a) A Registered Voter who due to ill-health or absence from the constituency will be 

unable to vote on the Polling Day, may apply to the Returning Officer of the 

Constituency or the Commission for the name of the selected proxy to be entered onto the proxy list.

(b) The Applicant shall complete a Proxy Form in quadruplicate. The Proxy Form 

would be endorsed by the Returning Officer and a copy will be given to the said 

Applicant 

(c) A person appointed as a Proxy may vote in the elections at the Polling Station 

where the registered Voter was assigned to vote at the time of registration. The 

provision relating to voting procedure shall apply.

(d) A person shall not appoint more than one person as a Proxy to vote on his/her 

behalf at the Election.

(e) A person whose application to vote by Proxy is accepted and endorsed by the 

Returning Officer of the Constituency or the Commission, shall not vote in the election of which the application was granted.

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