The Sissala East Constituency has, in the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections, voted skirt and blouse – voting for the NPP Parliamentary Candidate, Hon. Issahaku Amidu Chinnia as the Member of Parliament – elect while voting massively for opposition NDC flagbearer, John Mahama for President.
Following the declaration of the certified parliamentary results for the Sissala East Constituency, Hon. Issahaku Amidu Chinnia was declared the Member of Parliament – elect for the Constituency and John Dramani Mahama led with about 2,129 votes over his closest NPP contender, Nana Akufo-Addo.
To this end, the MP-elect has been able to retain the seat for the NPP after the party, with the current Member of Parliament, Hon. Ridwan Abass Dawuda wrestled power, for the first time in the Constituency, from the NDC in the 2016 general elections.
The victor’s declaration was made at around 7:40 am on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at the Sissala East Municipal Assembly Hall by the Electoral Commission’s Sissala East Returning Officer, Mr. Mohammed Lulua.
The Sissala East 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections results are as follows:
Issahaku Amidu Chinnia (NPP) – 12,932
Mohammed Issah Bataglia (NDC) – 12,060
Jaasu Abdul-Baari (GCPP) – 620
Lawyer Kingsley Kanton (PNC) – 9,129
Total valid votes – 34,741
Total number of rejected ballots – 1,071
Total votes cast – 35,812
EC Certified results for the Presidential elections
NPP – 14,750
NDC – 16,879
GUM – 187
CPP – 59
GFP – 29
GCPP – 27
APC – 57
LPG – 98
PNC – 1,698
PPP – 21
NDP – 27
IND. – 136
Total valid votes – 33,968
Total number of rejected ballots – 1,880
Total votes cast – 36,848