Electoral Commission Sets GHC100,000 filing fee for 2020 Presidential Aspirants
The Electoral Commission of Ghana has announced new filing fees for this year’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections which is scheduled to take place on 7th December,2020.
During a press conference earlier today in Accra, the chairperson of the Electoral Commission Mrs. Jean Mensah announced the New filling fees.
The new filing fees as announced by the chairperson Mrs Jean Mensah are as follows:
- Presidential aspirants: ¢100,000
- Parliamentary aspirants : ¢10,000
Speaking at a Press Conference in Accra, the Chairperson of the country’s election management body said;
“Finally to the subject of Filing Fees, Presidential Candidates will be required to deposit an amount of one hundred thousand Ghana Cedis (GHC100,000.00) in the form of a banker’s draft to the Commission. Parliamentary candidates will be required to deposit ten thousand Ghana Cedis (GHC10,000.00). We wish Candidates for both the Presidential and Parliamentary well. We trust that the Nomination Process will be efficient, seamless and orderly.”
Below is the Speech delivered by the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission Mrs Jean Mensah