The Electoral Commission (EC) has invited the various political parties contesting the 2016 elections to ballot for positions on the ballot paper for their parliamentary candidates today, October 20, 2016, at 08:00am prompt.
The balloting which will take place at IPAC Conference Hall of the EC, is to afford all parties a fair opportunity to pick their positions on the ballot paper.
The Commission has so far disqualified 24 parliamentary aspirants from contesting in the upcoming parliamentary elections in the Ashanti Region.
The EC however, indicated that aspirants who filed on the tickets of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), New Patriotic Party (NPP), Convention People’s Party (CPP) and the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) were not part of those disqualified in the Ashanti Region.
Meanwhile, the EC said balloting for the presidential candidates have been put on hold, awaiting court decision following the controversy surrounding the disqualification of 13 presidential aspirants which has resulted three lawsuits against the commission.