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Ghanaians are voting today in the presidential and parliamentary elections.


The poll is being conducted under strict COVID-19 protocols.


Around 17 million voters are on the register to cast their ballots.


The Electoral Commission says voting will end at 1700 GMT.


Counting will be at the polling stations and results are expected after 24 hours.


The electorate will choose a new president and 275 lawmakers.


There are 12 presidential candidates and 914 parliamentary candidates for 275 seats.


The front runners for the presidency are incumbent, Nana Addo Akufo-Addo, New Patriotic Party (NPP) candidate, and ex-President, John Mahama, National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer.

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