NANA ADDO MAINTAINS STRONG LEAD IN THE MIDDLE BELT REGIONS

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Approximately 73% of respondents believe the country is heading in the right direction whereas only 27.2% believe the country is heading in the wrong direction.

The President enjoys an approval rating of 66.9% whilst 17% of respondents disapprove his performance. 16.2% of respondents were of no opinion. His net favorability rating currently stands at approximately +50%.

Less than a quarter of respondents are first time voters.

Majority of the respondents (78.8%) are absolutely certain or very likely they will vote in the 2020 elections as compared to a small minority (10.4%) who said they are not too likely to vote or will not vote at all. Approximately 11% of voters have a 50-50 chances of voting come December 7.

More respondents like the NPP manifesto than the NDC’s. 28.2% of respondents have not heard any manifesto.

75.1% of respondents believe the government has performed very good or fairly good compared to only 16% who believe it performed very bad or bad. Approximately 9% of voters had no opinion on the government’s performance in the last four years.

Majority of respondents in the middle belt regions said the appointment of Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang as the female running candidate will not influence them at all to vote for the NDC compared to only 13.8% who said her appointment will influence them.

The poll shows that Nana Addo enjoys 60.5% support of respondents when they were asked who they will vote for if the 2020 elections were held today. Only 21% of respondents chose John Mahama whiles approximately 9% of respondents remain undecided.

Half of the respondents said they were confident in the EC to organize a free and fair election come December 7 compared to only 4.4% of respondents who had no confidence at all in the EC. 11.2% of respondents had no opinion.

The poll revealed that approximately 73% of respondents said their living conditions within four years (2016-2020) has been very good/fairly good whereas approximately 6% of respondents said it was very bad/fairly bad.

About a fifth of respondents are considering voting “skirt and blouse” in this election.

18% of voters have the perception that the demise of the former president will give the NDC sympathy votes whereas approximately 58% thinks otherwise.

The poll found education, economy and jobs topping the list of key determinants voters will consider before casting their ballots in the coming election. Interestingly, corruption is the third from the bottom with 5.5%. Since the survey had already commenced before the resignation of the special prosecutor’s saga, we cannot be certain if this could have influenced the responses.

More voters (80.70%) prefer Nana Addo to better handle education than John Mahama (16.20%). Nana Addo is in a wide lead in education with a margin of approximately 65%.

Nana Addo is most trusted to manage the economy as 68% of respondents choose him compared to a quarter of respondents preferring John Mahama.

Majority of voters trust Nana Addo to better manage the job situation as he rates 69.80% whiles almost a quarter of voters trust John Mahama in this regard. Approximately 6% of voters trust others to manage the job situation.

A margin of approximately 13% is evident as more respondents trust Nana Addo to better provide infrastructure to John Mahama.

A significant 27.9% of respondents in the middle belt regions are floating voters and 7.5% did not disclose their party affiliation. Approximately 46% of voters affiliate with the NPP whereas only 16.2% affiliate with the NDC.


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