TIED CONTEST BETWEEN JOHN MAHAMA AND NANA ADDO IN THE WESTERN REGION

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Western region is shaping up to be where the two leading parties may have to slug it out for the December elections as new poll released in July 2020 shows the incumbent, President Nana Addo trailing the main opposition candidate and the former President John Mahama by 0.5% as 37.0% of voters back him. John Mahama is supported by 37.5% of voters, meaning the race to win the region is statically tied. However, in the event of a roundoff, Nana Addo may snatch victory as 51.3% of voters expect to cast their votes for him compared to 48.7% for John Mahama.

Nana Addo’s failure to win the region outright have left analyst wondering as the poll shows approximately 82.2% of voters approve of his job performance. Majority of voters, 59.3% believe the country is heading in the wrong direction compared to 40.7% who think it is heading in the right direction. The poll which was carried out between 27th June – 5th July 2020, has a MoE of ±4.698% with at 95% confidence interval.  The effects of selection of Pro. Jane Naana Opoku Agyeman and the parties’ manifestoes effects has not been accounted for in this poll as the polls were taken before these events.

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