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ELECTION 2020: University Of Ghana Political Science Department Survey (REPORT)

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ELECTION 2020: University Of Ghana Political Science Department Survey (REPORT)

ELECTION 2020: University Of Ghana Political Science Department Survey (REPORT)


The Department of Political Science of the University of Ghana has released their research on a poll they conducted on the 2020 elections.

Lead researcher, told the press that the University arrived at a 51.7% percentage after comprehensive research. According to the UG Political Science Department, they sampled 11,000 respondents nationwide for the survey.

The researchers say 80% of the respondents said they will vote based on the campaign message.

Out of the number, 52.5% said they will vote for Nana Akufo-Addo, while 40. 9% said they will vote for John Mahama.



A senior lecturer at the ’s Political Science Department, Alex Kaakyire Duku Frempong in leading the presentation said about 3.7% of Ghanaians are still undecided.

“The respondents who said they were going to vote based on sound campaign message, their preferred choices were NPP’s Akufo-Addo 52.5 and followed by the NDC’s John Mahama 40.9. ’s Christian Kwabena Andrews got 1.3 but what is more important is that 3.7 percent of Ghanaians have not decided.”

“When we asked our sample which presidential candidate they were going to vote for if elections were held today, 51.7 percent said they will vote for Akufo-Addo, and 40.4% said they will vote for Mahama while 1.4% said they will vote for GUM. So that is what the 11,000 respondents that we spoke to said.”

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SB Bitian is a Freelance Writer. Favorite quote: "I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happen to them all" - Ecclesiastes 9:11

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