Special voting for the 2020 election will be held on Tuesday, December 1, the Electoral Commission (EC) has announced.
The EC in a statement said the special voting is reserved for voters who as a result of their duties on Election day (December 7) will be unable to vote at the polling stations where they registered on the day of the election.
This according to the EC is in pursuant to the Public Elections Regulations, 2020 (C.I 127) Regulation 23, which authorizes the Commission to compile Special Voting List ahead of Election 2020.
The special voting will cover only security personnel, media personnel and election officials.
They are to submit their voter ID card details to the Commission, through the Director I.T. Projects at the Headquarters of the Commission on or before Thursday, October 15, 2020.
The results of this special vote will however not be declared until after the general election. In a related development, the Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC) will on Wednesday, October 7 exhibit the provisional voter register for those who participated in the one-day registration exercise last Thursday.
Just like the registration exercise, the exhibition exercise will be held at all district offices of the Commission across the country. The exercise will be held from 7:00am to 6:00pm.
In a separate statement released on the upcoming exercise, “The Commission urges all those who took part in the exercise to go to the district offices where they registered to check their names and ensure that all their details are properly captured.”