Election 2016 EC identifies 81 hotspots ahead of December polls

The list is expected to help manage potential violence which could mar the December 7 elections.

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A list of 81 constituencies which consist of a number of flash points out of the 275, have been published by the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana.

The list is expected to help manage potential violence which could mar the December 7 elections.

Chairperson of the commission, Mrs Charlotte Osei earlier announced that the commission has linked up with security agencies to address the 81 constituencies to ensure violence-free elections.

Below is the full list of the 81 constituencies:



(1) Lawra Lawra
(2) Jirapa Jirapa
(3) Wa Central Wa


(4) Builsa South Sandema
(5) Navrongo Central Navrongo
(6) Bolgatanga Central Bolgatanga
(7) Zebilla Zebilla
(8) Bawku Central Bawku


(9) Walewale Walewale
(10) Gushegu Gushegu
(11) Tolon Tolon
(12) Sagnarigu North (Tamale North) Sagnarigu
(13) Tamale Central Bug-Lanfong
(14) Tamale South Lamashegu
(16) Sagnarigu East Kalpohini
(17) Yendi Yendi
(18) Bimbilla Bimbilla
(19) Wulensi Wulensi
(20) Salaga North Kpalbe
(21) Salaga South Salaga


(22) Tain Nsawkaw
(23) Berekum West Jinijini
(24) Berekum East Berekum
(25) Techiman South Tuobodom
(26) Atebubu/Amantia Atebubu
(27) Sene West Kwame Danso
(28) Sene East Kajeji


(29) Ahafo Ano North Tepa
(30) Offinso South Offinso
(31) Mampong Mampong
(32) Kumawu Kumawu
(33) Bantama Bantama
(34) Nhyiaeso Nhyiaeso
(35) Manhyia North Buokrom
(36) Manhyia South Manhyia
(37) Suame Suame
(38) Oforikrom Oforikrom
(39) Asokwa Asokwa
(40) Asawase Asawase
(41) Ash Akim Central Konongo
(42) New Edubiase New Edubiase


(43) Nkawkaw Nkawkaw
(44) Akwatia Akwatia
(45) Suhum Suhum
(46) New Juaben North Effiduase
(47) New Juaben South Koforidua
(48) Akwapim South Aburi


(49) Nkwanta South Nkwanta
(50) Hohoe Hohoe
(51) Ho Central Ho
(52) Adaklu
(53) Keku South Denu


(54) Ningo-Prampram Prampram
(55) Tema Central Tema Comm.4
(56) Tema West Tema Comm.2
(57) Ashaiman Ashaiman
(58) Madina Madina
(59) Amasaman Amasaman
(60) Ayawaso East Nima
(61) Ayawaso Central Kokomlemle
(62) Okaikwei Central Abeka
(63) Ablekuma West Dansoman
(64) Odododiodio James Town
(65) Weija Gbawe New Weija


(66) Awutu Senya East Kasoa
(67) Awutu Senya West Awutu Breku
(68) Assin Central Assin Foso
(69) Assin South Nsuaem-Kyekyewere
(70) Mfantseman Saltpond
(71) Cape Coast South Cape Coast
(72) Cape Coast North Abura


(73) Shama Shama
(74) Takoradi Takoradi
(75) Kwesimintim Kwesimintsim
(76) Sekondi Sekondi
(77) Tarkwa-Nsuaem Tarkwa
(78) Prestea Huni Valley Prestea
(79) Jomoro Half Assini
(80) Sefwi Wiawso Wiawso
(81) Bia West Essam

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