EC to transfer votes of prospective candidates in district assemblies and unit committee elections

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The Electoral Commission (EC) has begun a special exercise to transfer votes of prospective candidates in the upcoming District Assembly and Unit Committee Elections in electoral areas and units other than where they registered as voters.

According to the EC the exercise is to enable the contestants to file their nominations and contest the elections in those Electoral Areas or Units.

In a press release signed by Mrs. Sylvia Annoh, Public Relations Officer, the EC said, “Transfer of votes for candidates who want to contest in District Level and Unit Committee in Electoral Areas other than where they registered will be opened from Friday, August 23, 2019 to Wednesday August 28, 2019”

According to the press release, all applications for transfer of votes must be made in person to the District Officer of the Commission in the District where the applicant seeks to contest the election.

Below is the statement: