So far, I have released 3 episodes of the election blog series. As a reminder, the series is to get data on Ghanaian Presidential & Pariamentary results since 1992 till the latest: 2016 elections. This was supposed to Episode 4: The 1996 Parliamentary Results. But guess what? Your girl got some better news. This episode will be the end of the Parliamentary section of the series.Your girl has got all the Parliamentary results from 1996 to 2016 and by the end of this post, you will as well, I will show you how.
Introduction At the end of Part 1 of Episode 3 on my series on Ghanaian elections, I performed a quick sum of the percentage values obtained by the political parties grouping them by region and some had 101%. This figure was exclusive of the percentage of rejected ballots. Sum of Percentage Values Per Region for Parties This did not sit well with me, so I decided to enquire from people whom I believe know much about elections than myself.
Happy New Year,I wish you all the best in 2019. Last year, I started a blog series on collecting Ghana’s election results from 1992 to 2016. In episode Episode 1 and Episode 2, I showed the process of getting the presidential and parliamentary elections for 1992.The datasets are available here: 1992 presidential elections and 1992 parliamentary elections. In this episode I will collect data on the 1996 elections. This data is available on the Electoral Commission of Ghana’s website.
Welcome to the second episode on my journey to get data on Ghana’s elections since 1992.In the first post, we cleaned the 1992 presidential elections,click here for the data. Today we are going to walk through the process of cleaning the 1992 parliamentary results. General elections are held every 4 years in Ghana, during the elections there are 2 positions voters are to fill: Presidential: The person with the highest vote becomes the president of Ghana.
Welcome to the first post of my data analysis: 24 years and 8 elections. Ghana has been described as one of the most democratic countries on th continent of Africa. The country has successfully organised 10 elections since its independence. 8 of which were consecutively held from 1992 to 2016. This post will be about the 1992 elections. This was the 3rd election ever held in the country.Data about the presidential elections were stored on the Electoral Commission’s website and is accessible here.
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