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The Electoral Commission (EC) has maintained the 2020 filing fees for both presidential and parliamentary aspirants in the 2024 general elections. The EC has disclosed that presidential candidates will be required to pay a filing fee of GH¢100,000, while parliamentary candidates will pay a filing fee of GH¢10,000.

The Commission, in a joint statement with political parties’ representatives at the March 7 Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting held at the EC’s headquarters, noted that “The filing fees for the 2024 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections will remain the same as in 2020.”

“The leaders of Political Parties made useful inputs into the 2024 Election Plan. The Commission indicated its willingness to implement a number of the suggestions.” “Political Parties at the meeting unanimously commended the Electoral Commission for the preparation of a comprehensive calendar to govern the 2024 Elections,” the statement added. In a related development, the Electoral Commission (EC) has announced its decision to retain the use of indelible ink for the upcoming elections.

Additionally, the EC disclosed that the Limited Voter Registration Exercise will span 21 days, running from Tuesday, May 7th to Monday, May 27. “The Electoral Commission will maintain the indelible ink as the electoral stain for the marking of voters in the 2024 General Elections. The Limited Voter Registration Exercise will be for a twenty-one (21) day period commencing, Tuesday 7th May to Monday 27th May, 2024.”

“The exercise will be conducted at the District Offices of the Electoral Commission and in difficult-to-access electoral areas.”

Below is the joint statement:

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By: Emmanuel Kwarteng

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