Asokwa (Ghana parliament constituency)

Asokwa is one of the constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. Asokwa is located in the Kumasi Metropolitan District of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

for the Parliament of Ghana
DistrictKumasi Metropolitan District
RegionAshanti Region of Ghana
Current constituency
PartyNew Patriotic Party
MPPatricia Appiagyei

Boundaries edit

The seat is located within the Kumasi Metropolitan District of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

History edit

The constituency was first created in 2004 by the Electoral Commission of Ghana along with 29 other new ones, increasing the number of constituencies from 200 to 230.[1]

Members of Parliament edit

Election Member Party
2004 Constituency created
2004 Maxwell Kofi Jumah New Patriotic Party
2008 Maxwell Kofi Jumah New Patriotic Party
2012 Patricia Appiagyei New Patriotic Party

Elections edit

2012 Ghanaian parliamentary election: Asokwa[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
NPP Patricia Appiagyei 54,904 80.32
NDC Charles Kojo Obeng 12,647 18.50
PPP Emmanuel Chris Nyamekye 568 0.83
CPP Isaac Halifax Bekoe 156 0.23
NDP Osei Bonsu William 85 0.12
2008 Ghanaian parliamentary election: Asokwa[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Patriotic Party Maxwell Kofi Jumah 34,801 62.0
Independent Gyimah Akwanuasah 13,665 24.4
Convention People's Party Kwaku Baah Bonsu 7,653 13.6
Majority 21,136 37.6

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Elections 2004. Ghana's Parliamentary and Presidential Elections" (PDF). Electoral Commission of Ghana. p. 11. Retrieved 28 June 2009.
  2. ^ Electoral Commission of Ghana - Detailed Parliamentary Election Results - Date of Election: Friday, 7th December 2012 Archived 20 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Ghana Home Page