Cape Coast (Ghana parliament constituency)

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Cape Coast
constituency
for the Parliament of Ghana
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DistrictCape Coast Municipal District
RegionCentral Region of Ghana
Current constituency
PartyNational Democratic Congress
MPEbo Barton-Odro

Awutu-Senya is one of the constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. Cape Coast constituency is located in the Cape Coast Municipal district of the Central Region of Ghana.

Boundaries[edit]

The seat is located entirely within the Cape Coast Municipal district of the Central Region of Ghana.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party Term
1951 Kwesi Plange Convention People's Party 1951-1953
1953 by-election Amponsah Dadzie Ghana Congress Party 1953-1954
1954 Nathaniel Azarco Welbeck Convention People's Party 1954-1965
1965 Professor. Kojo Abraham Convention People's Party 1965-1966
1969 T. D. Brodie-Mends Progress Party 1969-1972
1979 Dr. Bassa Quansah Action Congress Party 1979-1981
1992 Harry Hayford National Convention Party 1992-1996
1996 Christine Churcher New Patriotic Party 1996-2008
2008 Ebo Barton-Odro National Democratic Congress 2008-2012

The constituency was split into the Cape Coast North and Cape Coast South constituencies in 2012.

Elections[edit]

2008 Ghanaian parliamentary election: Cape Coast
Source:Electoral Commission of Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Democratic Congress Ebo Barton-Odro 38,694 54.1 9.6
New Patriotic Party Kwamena Ollenu Amponsah-Dadzie 31,426 44.0 -7.2
Convention People's Party Emmanuel Kweku Sagoe 947 1.3 -2.2
Democratic Freedom Party Joel Eshun 219 0.3
Independent Ato Aidoo Nyanor 217 0.3
Majority 7,268 10.1 3.4
Turnout 72,053 69.5 -16.8
2004 Ghanaian parliamentary election: Cape Coast
Source:Electoral Commission of Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Patriotic Party Christine Churcher 36,264 51.2 -4.5
National Democratic Congress Ebo Barton-Odro 31,538 44.5 2.9
Convention People's Party Araba Bentsi-Enchill 2,497 3.5 2.0
People's National Convention Macdonald Kobbs Tongo 567 0.8 0.1
Majority 4,726 6.7 -7.4
Turnout 71,781 86.3
2000 Ghanaian parliamentary election: Cape Coast
Source:Adam Carr's Election Archives
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Patriotic Party Christine Churcher 31,573 55.7 3.7
National Democratic Congress Ebo Barton-Odro 23,550 41.6 -4.4
Convention People's Party Araba Bentsi-Enchill 846 1.5
People's National Convention Macdonald Kobbs Tong 374 0.7
National Reform Party Kweku Orleans-Lindsay 309 0.5
Majority 8,023 14.1 6.1
Turnout
1996 Ghanaian parliamentary election: Cape Coast
Source:Electoral Commission of Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Patriotic Party Christine Churcher 30,496 54.0
National Democratic Congress S. Valis - Akyianu 25,932 46.0
Majority 4,564 8.0
Turnout 56428 85.4 53.7
1992 Ghanaian parliamentary election: Cape Coast
Source:Electoral Commission of Ghana
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Convention Party Harry Hayford
Majority
Turnout 12,005 31.7

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