New Patriotic Party

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New Patriotic Party
political party
Inception28 July 1992 Edit
Native labelNew Patriotic Party, NPP Edit
Short nameNPP Edit
ChairpersonNana Akufo-Addo Edit
CountryGhana Edit
Member ofInternational Democracy Union Edit
Political alignmentcentre-right Edit
Political ideologyliberal conservatism Edit
Headquarters locationKumasi Edit
Dey followUnited Gold Coast Convention Edit
SRGB color hex triplet0070FF Edit
Official website URLhttps://newpatrioticparty.org Edit
Member categoryCategory:New Patriotic Party politicians Edit

De New Patriotic Party (NPP) be center-right den liberal-conservative political party for Ghana.[1][2][3] Since dem start democracy for Ghana insyd 1992, e be one of de two powerful parties wey dey Ghana politics, plus ein leading rival wey be de center-left National Democratic Congress (NDC).[4][5] John Kufuor of de NPP be de Presido for Ghana for 2001 come 2009.[6][7] For de elections for 7 December 2004, de party chop 129 for 230 seats insyd.[6] De NPP candidate wey be Kufuor, wey dem elect am again as presido plus 52.75% for de vote. De New Patriotic Party symbol be de African elephant den de New Patriotic Party color be red, white, den blue.

Presidential elections[edit | edit source]

Election Candidate Votes % Votes % Result
First round Second round
1992 Albert Adu Boahen 1,204,764 30.3% - - He lost
1996 John Kufuor 2,834,878 39.7% - - He lost
2000 3,131,739 48.17% 3,631,263 56.90% Dem elect am
2004 4,524,074 52.45% - - Dem elect am
2008 Nana Akufo-Addo 4,159,439 49.13% 4,480,446 49.77% He lost
2012 5,248,898 47.74% - - He lost
2016 5,755,758 53.72% - - Dem elect am
2020 6,730,413 51.30% - - Dem elect am

Parliamentary elections[edit | edit source]

Election Votes % Seats +/– Position Result
1992 Boycotted 0 / 200 Extra-parliamentary
1996 2,346,791 33.8% 61 / 200 61 2nd Opposition
2000 2,949,767 45.2% 100 / 200 39 1st Majority government
2004 4,268,120 48.9% 128 / 230 28 1st Majority government
2008 4,013,013 46.9% 107 / 230 21 2nd Opposition
2012 5,248,862 47.5% 122 / 275 15 2nd Opposition
2016 4,713,277 52.5% 169 / 275 63 1st Majority government
2020 6,651,028 50.4% 137 / 275 32 1st NPP-Ind coalition government

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Online, Peace FM. "Shatta Wale Sends Message To NPP Over E-Levy Bill (VIDEO)". Peacefmonline - Ghana news. Retrieved 4 February 2022.
  2. "'NPP tradition must go on' - Hopeson Adorye defends choice of Alan". GhanaWeb. 16 May 2022. Retrieved 17 May 2022.
  3. "Journalist attacked for filming altercation at NPP constituency election at Ajumako - MyJoyOnline.com". www.myjoyonline.com. 16 May 2022. Retrieved 17 May 2022.
  4. Kumasi (5 October 2012). "NPP Has Track Record… of protecting the public purse, says Nana Addo". The Chronicle. Archived from the original on 7 October 2012.
  5. "NPP isn't currently effective, its leadership must be changed - Charles Bissue". GhanaWeb. 15 May 2022. Retrieved 17 May 2022.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Ghana's 'gentle giant' re-elected". BBC. 10 December 2004.
  7. FM, Peace. "Ghana Election 2000". Ghana Elections - Peace FM. Retrieved 9 September 2023.