Great Consolidated Popular Party

The Great Consolidated Popular Party is a political party in Ghana.

Great Consolidated Popular Party
ChairmanHenry Herbert Lartey
General SecretaryJohn Thompson
Founded1996
HeadquartersCitadel House, P.O.Box 3077, Accra
MottoCaring for people
Colours     
Red, white and yellow
SloganCaring for People[1]
Parliament
0 / 275
Election symbol
A Bird At Rest In The Centre Of 3 Concentric Circles[2]

Information taken from Electoral Commission of Ghana

At the last elections, 7 December 2004, the party was part of the Grand Coalition, that won 4 out of 230 seats. Edward Mahama, candidate of the Grand Coalition won 1.9% of the vote in the presidential elections.

The party's founder and first leader, Daniel Augustus Lartey died on 28 December 2009 at the age of 83 years.[3] His eldest son, Henry Herbert Lartey, succeeded him.[4]

Electoral performanceEdit

Parliamentary electionsEdit

Election Votes % Seats +/– Position Government
1996 1,485 0.01%
0 / 275
8th Extra-parliamentary
2000 Did not take part
2004 4,690 0.05%
0 / 275
    8th Extra-parliamentary
2008 62 0.2%
0 / 275
  Extra-parliamentary
2012 653 0.01%
0 / 275
    13th Extra-parliamentary
2016 1,368 0.01%
0 / 275
    8th Extra-parliamentary
2020 1,976 0.01%
0 / 275
    9th Extra-parliamentary

Presidential electionsEdit

Election Candidate Number of votes Share of votes Outcome of election
2016 Henry Herbert Lartey 3,564 0.03% 12th of 12[5]
2016 Henry Herbert Lartey Disqualified[6]
2012 Henry Herbert Lartey 38,223[7] 0.35% 4th of 8
2008 Daniel Augustus Lartey Disqualified[8]
2004 Daniel Augustus Lartey Grand coalition led by Edward Mahama (PNC)
2000 Daniel Augustus Lartey 67,504[9] 1.04% 6th of 7
1996 Opposition Great Alliance backed John Kufuor (NPP)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Political Parties". Official website. Electoral Commission of Ghana. Retrieved 6 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Political Parties". Official website. Electoral Commission of Ghana. Archived from the original on 6 November 2019. Retrieved 6 November 2020.
  3. ^ Owusu, Douglas Akwasi. "Dan Lartey passes on" (PDF). 30 December 2009. The Ghanaian Times. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 September 2013. Retrieved 2 November 2012.
  4. ^ "Henry Lartey". Official website. Great Consolidated Popular Party. Archived from the original on 1 July 2012. Retrieved 2 November 2012.
  5. ^ "EC revises disparities in presidential election results". www.ghanaweb.com. 10 December 2020. Retrieved 11 December 2020.
  6. ^ Frimpong, Enoch Darfah (10 October 2016). "Mahama, Nduom, Ayariga, Boateng, Apaloo, others disqualified by EC". Graphic Online. Accra: Graphic Communications Group Ltd. Retrieved 27 October 2020.
  7. ^ "Presidential Candidates Ghana Elections 2012". ghanaweb.com. GhanaWeb. Retrieved 27 October 2020.
  8. ^ "Dan Lartey is dead". JoyOnline. Accra: The MultiMedia Group. 29 December 2019. Retrieved 27 October 2020.
  9. ^ Nunley, Albert C. (25 November 2012). "Elections in Ghana - December 2000 Presidential Election". African Elections Database. Archived from the original on 16 October 2020. Retrieved 27 October 2020.