Ghana's Electoral Commission has announced the presidential polls will go into a run-off on December 28 between Nana Akuffo-Addo and John Atta Mills .
The certified results from 229 constituencies announced by the EC credits the New Patriotic Party (NPP) candidate, Nana Akuffo-Addo 4,159,439 polls representing 49.13 % of votes cast,
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) contender John Atta Mills is behind him with 4056634, representing 47.13%
Even though, there were eight candidates to succeed President John Kufuor, the elections have been or more a straight fight between the NDC and the NPP. The other six put together won less than 10% of total votes cast.
Total valid 8,465,834
Total rejected ballots: 205,438
Total votes cast: 8671272
Total registered : 12,472758
The turnout for Ghana's firth general elections since 1992 when democracy was reintroduced was 69.92%.