Election 2016 Presidential candidates to pay Gh¢50,000; aspiring MPs to pay GH¢10,000

The figure is 500 per cent from the GH¢10,000 paid by presidential candidates in the 2012 elections.

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Nana Addo (Left) and President John Mahama play

Nana Addo (Left) and President John Mahama

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Presidential candidates seeking to be voted for as president are to pay GH¢50,000 as nomination fee to be able to contest the presidential elections.

The figure is 500 per cent from the GH¢10,000 paid by presidential candidates in the 2012 elections.

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Parliamentary candidates are also to pay 10,000 as against the GH¢1,000 paid in the last elections. The new figure is a 1,000 per cent increment from the previous amount.

Both presidential and parliamentary candidates are to pick their nomination forms from the Electoral Commission on Tuesday, September 13 and submit same between September 29 and 30, 2016.

This came to light after at an Inter-Party Advisory Commission (IPAC) meeting held on Thursday September 8.

However, some political parties are against the new filing fee by the EC.

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